Larry Hancock

Larry Hancock


LARRY HANCOCK is the Gumbaynggirr language teacher at Woolgoolga High School, where all Year 7 students have studied the Gumbaynggirr language as a 100-hour compulsory subject for the past three and a half years. This year two students have also been selected to study the language as part of the new HSC Aboriginal Languages course. Larry sings as part of ‘Janugiina’- ‘Let it be so’, a Gumbaynggirr language vocal group. They sing traditional songs from this Gumbaynggirr land, as well as modern songs written by Larry. He also works with the members of the Woolgoolga High School Aboriginal Choir, singing in Gumbaynggirr.

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