Djawundil Maymuru

Djawundil Maymuru
Featuring in:

Weaving stories, weaving lives

  • Sunday 8th June
  • Time: 2.50 – 3.50 pm
  • Venue: Memorial Hall

Country Speaks

  • Monday 9th June
  • Time: 2 – 5 pm
  • Venue: North Farm

Djawundil Maymuru is a Yolŋu mother and grandmother from the beautiful homeland of Bawaka in Northeast Arnhem Land. She is a co-author of two books, Welcome to My Country and Weaving Lives Together. Djawundil currently works with Bawaka Cultural Experiences, a highly successful Yolŋu owned and run Indigenous tourism business. As a key member of the business, she works with visitors to Bawaka to share life at Bawaka with them, helping them understand and respect Yolŋu culture and land. She is a college graduate and has been on the board of Laynhapuy Homeland Association. Djawundil has also been invited to share Yolŋu knowledge at conferences and seminars in New Zealand, Canberra, Sydney and Newcastle.