Rosalie Kunoth-Monks

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Rosalie Kunoth-Monks
Ngarla Kunoth (Rosalie Kunoth-Monks).jpg
Kunoth-Monks in 1955
Died26 January 2022 (aged 85)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Other namesNgarla Kunoth (screen name)
Rosie (nickname)
OccupationActress, activist, politician

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks OAM (1937 – 26 January 2022), also known as Ngarla Kunoth, was an Australian actress, Aboriginal activist and politician.[1] She was known for her lead role in the 1955 movie Jedda. She unsuccessfully ran for the Australian Senate in 2013 as a member of the First Nations Political Party.[2]

Kunoth-Monks died in Alice Springs, Northern Territory on 26 January 2022 at the age of 85.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. TV program script of interview with Kunoth-Monks, "Biography: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks". National Film and Sound Archive. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  2. "Respect and listen". Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  3. "Aboriginal activist, Jedda actor and human rights campaigner Rosalie Kunoth-Monks has died aged 85". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. ABC. 27 January 2022. Retrieved 27 January 2022.
  4. "Australia Lost A National Treasure Rosalie Kunoth Monks". 3 Kool n Deadly. 26 January 2022. Retrieved 27 January 2022.