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Max Harrison Max Harrison i(A109147 works by) (a.k.a. Max Dulumunmun Harrison; Djarla Dulumunmun)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Yuin people ; Aboriginal
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'Max Dulumunmun Harrison or Djarla Dulumunmun, an initiated Yuin man, grew up on the South Coast of NSW as part of a close community where some boys and young men were still selected for initiation into ancient ways. As an adult, seeing the widespread marginalisation of his people and lack of acceptance of traditional teachings began what has become his life's work- providing a way for others to understand Aboriginal culture.

Over the past three decades, he has taken thousands of people onto country- teaching international students, architects, environmentalists, government ministers and advisers, medical researchers and practitioners his traditional culture. He has been consulted by governments on land rights issues and shared the podium at major events with spiritual leaders from around the world (including the Dalai Lama).' Source: My People's Dreaming: An Aboriginal Elder Speaks on Life, Land, Spirit and Forgiveness (2009)

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