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Yolngu Album Tops Australian Charts

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu has made history by becoming the first artist to top the Australian ARIA charts while singing in an indigenous language, just weeks after his death. The late singer-songwriter, who was born blind, sang in a number of Yolngu languages as well as English. The Yolngu language family only has around 4,500 speakers.Entitled Djarimirri, which means “child of...