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Indigenous Hoodie (NO RETURN OR EXCHANGE)

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The meaning behind Walyalup’s 2024 Indigenous Jumper 

Club legend Michael Johnson and cousin Daniel McHenry have paid respect to their family bloodlines in the Club’s Indigenous Jumper this year, which will be worn during Walyalup’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round games against Euro–Yroke (St Kilda) and Collingwood.

Walyalup’s 2024 Indigenous Jumper is designed by Daniel McHenry in collaboration with Michael Johnson.  

Johnson is the games record holder for the Club by an Indigenous player and sits equal-fourth overall for the most games played for Fremantle (244 games – equal with Luke McPharlin).

The Design  

“It is about the bloodlines, where we come from, and who has paved the path for us young Aboriginal men and women in our families,” Johnson said.

The colours on the design (Red, Green, Purple and White) are all callbacks to the first Fremantle jumper Johnson wore, but also represent Daniel and Michael’s family origins. 

The green represents Ballardong country (the towns of Quairading and Badjaling) from which Johnson and McHenry’s Nan hails from.

The red represents Kija country (Halls Creek), the red dirt country that Johnson and McHenry’s Pop hails from.  

Leading to the middle and at the forefront of the design, the Moort (family) is represented by the male and female figures of Johnson and McHenry’s Moyran (grandparents) getting married in Quairading, surrounded by their Koorlanka (children).

When looking at the jumper the bloodline paths that lead off from the Moort to the top of the design represent McHenry (right) and Johnson (left) with their five and three Koorlanka.

Their Koorlanka’s bloodlines continue, representing the stories that are yet to be told on their journeys.

“All along I wanted to bring along the Elders and show that we respect what they’ve done in the paving of the path for a lot of us younger generations of Ballardong Noongars,” Johnson said.

  • Fleece hoodie
  • Casual everyday wear
  • 80% Cotton 20% Polyester fleece 
  • Screen printed Indigenous design
  • Screen printed logos 
  • Walyalup pip-tag 
  • NAR 

Available in men's sizes from S-5XL. 

Matt Taberner is 198cm tall and wearing a size XL.

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