Yolgnu aritst Sandy Maymuru was born in Gove in 1975 and followed his Uncle to Groote Eylandt in 1991. Living here with his Anindilaykwa partner, Sandy has developed a deep understanding of Anindilyakwa culture and history. A former member of Yothu Yindi, Sandy is an accomplished Yidaki maker and player. He crafts intricate wood sculptures, yiraka (digeridoos), bark paintings and spears that blend his extensive knowledge of Yolngu and Anindilywakwa culture. Sandy is passionate about sharing his skills and knowledge with the younger generation of men in Angurugu.