Aboriginal Educator, Musician & Ambassador Dr Mandawuy Yunupingu - born in Arnhem Land, was the first aboriginal in the NT to gain a Bachelor of Education & subsequently became the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a school principal. He developed a progressive curriculum that incorporated both Western & Aboriginal knowledge traditions.

Aboriginal Educator, Musician & Ambassador Dr Mandawuy Yunupingu - born in Arnhem Land, was the first aboriginal in the NT to gain a Bachelor of Education & subsequently became the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a school principal. He developed a progressive curriculum that incorporated both Western & Aboriginal knowledge traditions.

Former South African president Nelson Mandela with Yothu Yindi lead singer Manduway Yununpingu, Professor Allan Snyder and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard at the launch of the "What Makes a Champion" forum at the University of Sydney.

Former South African president Nelson Mandela with Yothu Yindi lead singer Manduway Yununpingu, Professor Allan Snyder and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard at the launch of the "What Makes a Champion" forum at the University of Sydney.

*apologies to any offence caused to aboriginal viewers*     In commemoration. Mandawuy Yunupingu, lead singer for Yothu Yindi at Shady Beach in Arnhem Land.

*apologies to any offence caused to aboriginal viewers* In commemoration. Mandawuy Yunupingu, lead singer for Yothu Yindi at Shady Beach in Arnhem Land.

Mandawuy Yunupingu meets Nelson Mandela. (Image courtesy Yothu Yindi and Mushroom Records)

Mandawuy Yunupingu meets Nelson Mandela. (Image courtesy Yothu Yindi and Mushroom Records)

A nation remembers Yothu Yindi singer

Hundreds are expected to gather on Sunday for a memorial in the Northern Territory to mark the life of band leader and educator Mr Yunupingu.

Yothu Yindi, Peter Garrett (Midnight Oil) and Paul Kelly

Yothu Yindi, Peter Garrett (Midnight Oil) and Paul Kelly

photo Jacqueline Mitelman ,  Dancers from the Australian Aboriginal band Yothu Yindi

photo Jacqueline Mitelman , Dancers from the Australian Aboriginal band Yothu Yindi

9. Yothu Yindi. Treaty

9. Yothu Yindi. Treaty

Vale Mandawuy Yunupingu Yothu Yindi lead singer:  Yothu Yindi - Timeless Land 1994

1994 single charting at in Australia. From the album 'Freedom'. Official music video HQ this is the timeless land this is our.


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