Indigenous serviceman plays Didgeridoo at Gallipoli


Indigenous serviceman plays Didgeridoo at Gallipoli  (1.15 mins)

Warlpiri man, Leading Aircraftman Brodie McIntyre, is representing Australia as a Didgeridoo player at the Anzac Day Commemorative services along the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey. LAC McIntyre grew up in Cairns but his people are Warlpiri from Tennant Creek, Northern Territory of the Jumpajinpa and Jangala skin group. LAC McIntyre will be performing at both the Anzac Day Commemorative Site Dawn Service and the Lone Pine Memorial services on the 25th of April. LAC McIntyre bought two Didgeridoos with him to Turkey, as well as a boomerang which has been passed down through his family, engraved with pictures of kangaroos and Emus along its length. LAC McIntyre is posted to RAAF Base Tindal as a Military Working Dog Handler in the Royal Australian Air Force. LAC McIntyre is in Turkey with members of the Royal Australian Air Force Band as well as Australia’s Federation Guard, who will supporting a number of ceremonies over the 24th and 25th of April along the Gallipoli peninsula.

Publish Date 23 Apr 2019
Tags V20190929
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