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Nicky Winmar to be honoured with statue.

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  1. BF Tiger

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    Favourite all time Saint. Statue should be in Victoria and at Moorabbin.
     
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    Gillon commissions Emmanuel Santos for the head job
     
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    a great moment in history and still makes many of us stop and reflect the plight of our indigenous friends
     
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    What does nipple flashing have to do with indigenous anyway
     
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    One of the most powerful moments in the games history from a player of a Victorian Club during a game at a Victorian Oval against a Victorian Opponent, it should have been built at The MCG, and a long time ago!!!
     
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    Absolutely should not be placed at Perth Stadium.

    There are plenty of amazing moments and achievements in WA sport without needing to transplant this to Perth.

    If they do insist on putting up statues for people who never actually played a game at the new stadium, at least focus on players who played the majority of the career in the West.

    As far as it from some kind of amazing ‘Racism in Sport’ moment...fine...put out the front of Victoria Park.
     
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    Nicky is a proud Nyoongar, statue should accessible to all Nyoongar people.
     
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    With all due respect to a man I idolized, what this moment represents is much bigger than Nicky!
     
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    I gotta agree with this...I have no problems with Winmar and what he did being displayed with a statue, but surely there are more fitting people to be given a statue at the new stadium over here - Pavlich, Jakovich, Worsfold, Matera, Farmer, Cable, Lillee, Marsh, Barnett etc.
     
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    The G has enough statues
     
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    None of those ever played at the stadium.
     
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    Very true, but not one of them has more meaning to the game of Australian Football!
     
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    It is not about the man, rather the moment and what it stood/stands for. The sooner people come to grips with that, the better off this thread will be!
     
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    So why should it be at the MCG?
     
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    Out the front of Moorabbin alongside a statue of Darrel baldock I think would work well, not Perth
     
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    The jumper he was wearing that day is irrelevant. He raised it to say I am black, I am Noongar and proud.
     
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    Let’s put it out the front of Parliament House then
     
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    For so many more reasons than having it in Perth!!!
     
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    Can you name one?
     
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    Hold on, he said, "I'm black and I'm proud to be black", that was not a stand for just Noongar people and to say so shows little understanding of the point he was making!
     
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    And the relevance to the MCG?
     
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