Who we are

Trustees

Frances Franny Peters Little

Frances Peters-Little

A Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay woman, Frances is a filmmaker, historian and performing artist and has a BA in Communications from UTS (1991) and a Masters of Philosophy in History from the ANU (2002). Frances has worked in film, television and radio for more than 30 years starting out in community radio at 2RSR and Radio Redfern in the mid-1980s. She began her career as an international award-winning filmmaker in the late 1980s and is well-known for her films Tent Embassy and Vote Yes For Aborigines. As a writer Frances has published many scholarly articles and edited several books between 1998-2015. Today she is in the process of writing two books Yorta Yorta Man (the biography of her father Jimmy Little) and her own untitled autobiography, and performs as a singer/songwriter for Australian audiences.

Frances has been a trustee since 2012 and is deeply committed to upholding the principles and visions set by her father for the Jimmy Little Foundation.

Doreen Peters

Doreen Peters

Doreen Peters is a Kamilaroi Euahlayi woman, and her skin is Dhinewan (Emu). Her professional career in the Federal and State Public Sector has spanned 45 years.

Gail Daylight

Gail Daylight

A Kamilaroi woman, married with 2 children. Has worked in Aboriginal Health since 1979 - within the Aboriginal Community Controlled Sector and the Local Health Districts. In 2012 was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Aboriginal Health.

Larissa Behrendt

Larissa Behrendt

A Kamilaroi Euahlayi woman, author, barrister and filmmaker. She is the Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Jennifer Riley

Jennifer Riley