Leslie Gordon is a Larrakia traditional owner from the Shepherd family group (one of the 8 family groups that make up the Larrakia language group). Leslie is an: art/craft workshop facilitator bush tucker/medicine guide and presenter About family groups More specifically, Leslie is from the Briston family group – a well-known sporting family. Her […]
Victor Williams’ is a multi-talented Larrakia artist and musician, and is considered by the community a strong cultural knowledge holder. His father is from Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory and his mother is Larrakia and Tiwi. Victor offers the following services: Cultural ceremony facilitator Artist/designer Singing/Music performer Art/craft workshop facilitator Performance workshop facilitator Bush […]
Linda is a Larrakia woman, from the Dangalaba mob. She is from the Yirrabandu family group. Her areas of expertise include: Bush tucker workshop facilitation Public art Family & Culture Linda’s mother and grandmother had a big influence on her. From a young age she learned about animal tracks. Linda’s grandmother was a woman’s ceremony […]
Dianne Quall (affectionately known as ‘Deede’) is a Larrakia woman. Her areas of expertise include: Art workshop facilitator Exhibiting artist Art demonstrations Public art projects Bush Tucker workshop facilitator Family Dianne’s mother is a Larrakia woman and her father is of Fillipino descent on his father’s side and his mother is from the Lake […]
Born in 1947, James Gaykamangu is a Yolgnu man from Milingimbi, East Arnhemland. His areas of expertise include: Cultural knowledge speaker Exhibiting artist Cultural Knowledge James is a qualified teacher and interpreter, he is fluent in 17 Aboriginal languages as well as English. He has worked as a field officer for the Northern Land Council and […]
Shannon Lee, is a young Larrakia man and a member of the large local Cubillo family, one of the eight Traditional Owner families of the Darwin region. Shannon’s areas of expertise include: cultural storytelling didgeridoo playing workshops spear throwing workshops bush string making workshops Son of Roque Lee, Shannon’s activities provide participants with an insight […]
Roque Lee (traditional name: Gullawun) is Larrakia, a Traditional Owner of the Darwin Region. He belongs to a large and highly respected Larrakia family and has lived in the Top End all his life. Roque’s areas of expertise include: Welcome to Country speaker and didgeridoo performer Bush & Cultural Knowledge speaker Painting and sculpting workshop facilitation (painting, […]
Pauline Baban (Paw Paw) is a Larrakia woman and a long standing member of the Larrakia Nation’s Governing Committee and has played a role in recoding Larrakia historical materials. Pauline translates traditional motifs of bush tucker into etchings. Pauline has been practicing as an artist since 2002.