Yolŋu Studies Staff

  • Teaching Staff
    Brenda Muthamuluwuy

    Muthamuluwuy is a Birrkili Gupapuyŋu woman. Based in Darwin and looking after the Master of indigenous Knowledges (Mawul Rom) at CDU, she is the main Yolŋu lecturer for the internal Yolŋu Studies students. 

    Yasunori Hayashi

    Nori is a Djapaŋ man, originally from Japan, who has completed Masters by Research in Yolŋu Knowledge Practice at Charles Darwin University and worked with Yolŋu languages and education in Arnhemland and Darwin since 2004. He is the coordinator of Yolŋu Studies at Charles Darwin University.

    Contact details

    Lecturers and the Unit Coordinator work from locations in Arnhemland. Below are their contact details:

    • Phone  (08) 8946 6278
    • Email yolngustudies@cdu.edu.au
    • Mail c/- College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society, Charles Darwin University Darwin, NT 0909 Australia
  • Yolŋu advisors

    Yolŋu languages and culture programs were developed at CDU with the guidance, support and approval of a group of advisors. They are:

    • Way***** in Milingimbi
    • Dju*an*ayŋu at Milingimbi
    • Banya***** at Ramingining
    • Djirrimbi*pi*wuy at Galiwin'ku
    • Ray*at*ja at Yirrkala

    The Yolŋu advisors guide us on the overall development of the program. Individual Yolŋu still maintain their own individual rights over their stories and pictures. All the stories and pictures here and on the Gupapuyŋu App are used with permission.

  • Other Contacts
    Library services available to students in remote areas (more than 80 kms from Darwin) Uni Info Shop
    Contact the uni info shop for queries regarding admissions and enrolments, assistance, course advice, fees and HECS, equity and student access, general university facilities, study skills assistance and the counselor. CDU Bookshop
    This is where you can get set and recommended texts, stationery, technical equipment, cards and magazines. Student Union Information
    Centre For details of Student Union services, photocopying, welfare information and referral.
    • Phone (08) 8946 6214
    • Freecall 1800 066 917
    • Fax (08) 8946 7733