About Us » Council of Elders
The Council of Elders for First Nations Institute Australia (FNIA) are a group of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Elders who regularly meet to ensure that FNIA is culturally appropriate, and to award funds and oversee, relevant community projects funded by First Nations Institute Australia (FNIA).
The Council of Elders has been developed in honor of Dr. Elvianna Dorante-Day's Elders.
- Grandparents: Athe Francis Dorante & Nene Mary Dorante (nee Nicholls)
- Athe Songhie Mills and Aka Abertha (nee Jacobs)
- Nene Kitty Ware (nee Savage).
- My parents: Mr. George Dorante & Mrs. Florence Dorante (nee Mills).
Mr. Henry Gibson 'Seaman' Dan (Savage), and Ms. Clare (nee Dorante).
The current Council members are:
Zenadth Kes (Torres Straits)
New South Wales