Last updated on Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Uncle Max Dulmunmun Harrison

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Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, Yuin Elder

“Yuin Elder Uncle Max ‘Dulumunmun’ Harrison is an initiated Yuin man. His teachings have been passed down to him by five masters of Aboriginal Lore.

Uncle Max is a widely respected Elder, who has been on the National Board of Elders, released several books on Aboriginal culture, including My Peoples Dreaming, given knowledge and is a recognised teacher of the University of Wollongong.

Uncle Max led the opening Traditional Ceremony for Sydney 2011 and 2012 Australia Day Celebrations and is well respected all along the South Coast of New South Wales through his work as a community Elder in his native Yuin country. Although Uncle Max’s involvement on walks on Country are now limited, he still plays a vital part in Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness by advising and overseeing his family uphold and sharing Yuin culture.”

Ref. ‘Culture is Life’ website, Sun Nov 3, 2019

Uncle Max invites us to draw the rock engravings of the whale and other creatures at Ku-ring-gai National Park.