Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2016

Phillip Dhamarrandji

Panel Speaker

Phillip Dhamarrandji

Panel Speaker
Phillip is a member of the Djambarrpuyngu clan and is a mala leader for the Dhamarrandji people where he has responsibility for passing on knowledge

Biography

Phillip is a member of the Djambarrpuyngu clan and is a mala leader for the Dhamarrandji people where he has responsibility for passing on knowledge. Phillip grew up on Elcho Island and currently lives in the North East Arnhem land community of Ramingining. Phillip has been working with FAST NT for the past four years in his capacity of program trainer across NE Arnhem Land. As well as providing a cultural and learning bridge for non-indigenous FAST staff Phillip is most passionate about sharing and teaching raypirri (respect & discipline) with families in Arnhem Land.