Flying the flag: Marngrook Footy Show brings
The GuardianFlying the flag: Marngrook Footy Show brings up 10 years on TVThe GuardianKey to that convivial atmosphere is Hansen's long-time co-host Gilbert McAdam, with whom he hit it off when the pair were introduced by mutual friend Mandawuy Yunupingu at a Yothu Yindi concert in the 1990s. “Gilly brings something special to the show, ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 12:02 pm
Slim's chance at a new national holiday -
Bellingen Courier SunSlim's chance at a new national holidayBellingen Courier SunSo much so that Mandawuy Yunupingu, a member of indigenous rock band Yothu Yindi, said in a message at Slim's funeral in 2003: "You were the first pioneer of reconciliation between black and white Australia”. Do you think "Slim Dusty Day" should be a ...
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 5:09 pm
Singer Gurrumul Yunupingu undergoes surgery
Singer Gurrumul Yunupingu undergoes surgery as race row eruptsSydney Morning HeraldIn 2012 Gurrumul, who sings in the Yolngu language from Arnhem Land, was refused a taxi in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda in an incident Mr Grose said was linked to racism. In 1992, Gurrumul's uncle, the late Yothu Yindi singer Mandawuy Yunupingu, ...and more »
Posted on 7 April 2016 | 9:22 pm
Mandawuy Yunupingu - Telegraph.co.uk
Telegraph.co.ukMandawuy YunupinguTelegraph.co.ukYunupingu was born Tom Djambayang Bakamanana Yunupingu on September 17 1956 in Australia's Northern Territory. He belonged to the Yolngu clan, and as is customary his name was changed to Mandawuy on the death of a family member with the ...
Posted on 18 July 2013 | 10:10 am
Yunupingu broke indigenous barriers - The
The AustralianYunupingu broke indigenous barriersThe AustralianMANDAWUY Yunupingu was an Aboriginal musician, songwriter and campaigner who fought many battles - most of which he won. As the frontman of Yothu Yindi, he pushed indigenous music beyond Australian borders and gained a global audience with his ...
Posted on 3 June 2013 | 1:32 am
East Journey: The Genesis Project review
With The Genesis Project they are well on their way to achieving that. Mandawuy Yunupingu would be proud his legacy is in such good hands. The Genesis Project is out now on MGM records on CD and download
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 12:13 pm
Calling for land rights and reconciliation, Treaty topped the Australian charts for 22 weeks. It received airplay throughout the world, and in October 1992 Yothu Yindi travelled to New York and performed at the United Nations – the first rock band ever ...
Posted on 18 July 2013 | 3:44 am
Mandawuy Yunupingu led Australia’s best-known Aboriginal rock band Yothu Yindi and was a prominent activist in indigenous campaigns. The group were chart-toppers in Australia and found international success, touring Britain and America and playing world ...
Posted on 17 June 2013 | 12:25 am
Mandawuy Yunupingu, Australian Musician and
Mandawuy Yunupingu, the former lead singer of the Australian indigenous band Yothu Yindi, died on Sunday at his home in a tiny Aboriginal settlement in the Northern Territory. He was 56. His death was announced by Australia’s prime minister, Julia Gillard.
Posted on 3 June 2013 | 12:00 pm
Mandawuy Yunupingu Dead: Yothu Yindi
SYDNEY -- Mandawuy Yunupingu, the former lead singer of Australian indigenous band Yothu Yindi and one of the country's most famous Aborigines, has died, Australia's prime minister said Monday. He was 56. Yunupingu, who gained worldwide fame in the 1980s ...
Posted on 2 June 2013 | 11:25 pm