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Terry Djiniyini Terry Djiniyini i(A131335 works by) (a.k.a. Terry Djiniyini (Rev.) Gondara; Djiniyini Gondarra; Reverend Dr Djiniyini Gondarra)
Born: Established: 1945 Milingimbi, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yolngu
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Terry Djiniyini was a Uniting Church minister in the Top End (1985). He has been the Aboriginal representative for the United Aboriginal Islander Church Congress, the Australia Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches.

Terry Djiniyini 'forged new paths for Indigenous Christians in Australia by developing an Aboriginal theology that opened the way for ancestral song and dance to be used in Christian workshop. He retired from ministry in April 2002 and has since been active in cross-cultural and cross-community projects.' Source: Melodies of Mourning; Music and Emotion in Northern Australia (2007)

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