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On stage for Indigenous psychology program

Since then, the scholarship has grown to become national through her charity, the Westerman Jilya Institute for Indigenous Mental Health, with some $800,000 raised in ongoing commitments.
“‘Jilya’ means ‘my child’ in Nyamal language,” Westerman explains, adding that the Nyamal are Pilbara people whose traditional lands lie between Port Hedland and Marble Bar.

Alisha Small

Author Alisha Small

My name is Alisha and I am the Program Coordinator for the PHPN. I am based in Karratha at the RCS and WACRH offices however, I travel regularly throughout the Pilbara.

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