Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, educator
Lead singer of popular Australian indigenous band, Yothu Yindi.
Named his popular band Yothu Yindi, because it means Child and Mother in his native tongue, Gumatj.
Brother of Galarrwuy Yunupingu
Uncle of Makuma Yunupingu
Worked with Andrew Farriss , of INXS , to produce the latest Yothu Yindi album.
Was the first Aboriginal to become a Pricipal of a school in Australia.
Named as Australian of the year in 1992.
He had six daughters with his wife, Gatjilayngu.
(March 2003) With his band Yothu Yindi, is supporting Carlos Santana on his tour around Australia.