Uncle Jack Charles: Yorta Yorta elder

Uncle Jack Charles: Yorta Yorta elder

Indigenous actor, musician, artist and activist Uncle Jack Charles has died at the age of 79.

His publicist confirmed on Tuesday morning Charles had suffered a stroke and died at Royal Melbourne hospital.

The beloved Boon Wurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Woiwurrung and Yorta Yorta elder was farewelled by family with a smoking ceremony at the hospital.

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