Wayne Carey Says He Is Indigenous (or might be and might look into it one day)

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How does this work? I’m 46yo and recently my Dad who was adopted found out his birth father was from Cyprus. I’ve got fair skin and red hair so never a consideration I wasn’t an ‘Aussie’…..

But now I know this there’s no logic to me saying ‘I’m a Cypriot’. It doesn’t worry me but it’s patently ridiculous to say I’m a Cypriot.

Maybe it’s my ignorance and Indigenous heritage is explained differently..?


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Might be Indigenous. Might have been his dad scamming Centrelink.

I'd have thought any reasonable person would get a proper family tree done, maybe even a DNA test (more useful to identify relatives than ethnicity), speak to Indigenous elders and historians and then make a decision about whether they want to identify as an Indigenous person.
 

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“Stunning indigenous claim”.

Yeah my grandmother said we probably had an indigenous person somewhere in our ancestry.

Front page news!
Yep. If you were not raised in the culture it is sort of hard to argue a person is indigenous, especially when they are clearly basically white.

I suspect if you go back far enough many of us have a lot of different races and cultures in us but if you were not raised with that culture it doesn't really count.
 

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As bad as her deception was, at least she didn’t fake an accent like Hilary Baldwin.
I don't think it was a deception though, mostly just some bullshit that had been passed down through her family and accepted as truth. I have been told a good portion of my life that my family played a part in starting up Keens Mustard, and I am also vaguely related to the original voice over for the VB ad, and both could be true, but I have not researched it.
 

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How does this work? I’m 46yo and recently my Dad who was adopted found out his birth father was from Cyprus. I’ve got fair skin and red hair so never a consideration I wasn’t an ‘Aussie’…..

But now I know this there’s no logic to me saying ‘I’m a Cypriot’. It doesn’t worry me but it’s patently ridiculous to say I’m a Cypriot.

Maybe it’s my ignorance and Indigenous heritage is explained differently..?


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If you were living in Cyprus you might tell a few people. Up to you .
 

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I don't think it was a deception though, mostly just some bullshit that had been passed down through her family and accepted as truth. I have been told a good portion of my life that my family played a part in starting up Keens Mustard, and I am also vaguely related to the original voice over for the VB ad, and both could be true, but I have not researched it.
At her age she should have know one way or the other. She got busted and retracted everything claimed going back decades.
 

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Yep. If you were not raised in the culture it is sort of hard to argue a person is indigenous, especially when they are clearly basically white.

I suspect if you go back far enough many of us have a lot of different races and cultures in us but if you were not raised with that culture it doesn't really count.
Quite a decent sized indigenous population in Wagga.
Double the national average as a %.
Just had a look on abs census data.
 

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I don't think it was a deception though, mostly just some bullshit that had been passed down through her family and accepted as truth. I have been told a good portion of my life that my family played a part in starting up Keens Mustard, and I am also vaguely related to the original voice over for the VB ad, and both could be true, but I have not researched it.
U need to follow up the VB story...

Then report back in a month with findings 👍
 

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How does this work? I’m 46yo and recently my Dad who was adopted found out his birth father was from Cyprus. I’ve got fair skin and red hair so never a consideration I wasn’t an ‘Aussie’…..

But now I know this there’s no logic to me saying ‘I’m a Cypriot’. It doesn’t worry me but it’s patently ridiculous to say I’m a Cypriot.

Maybe it’s my ignorance and Indigenous heritage is explained differently..?


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You never lived in Cyprus.
Wayne grew up in and around indigenous folk.
 

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