Dhuruputjpi is located inland from Blue Mud Bay which became the centre for Indigenous land and sea rights. The people of Dhuruputjpi call themselves Djalkiripuyŋu. They are closely connected to the communities of Yilpara, Gangan, Wandawuy, Djarrakpi, Barraratjpi, Bälma, Gurka, Rurraŋala and Bukudal, who all refer to themselves as Djalkiripuyŋu.
In July 2008 Djambawa and Gawirrin as spokespeople for the Dhudi-Djapu, Gupa-Djapu, Munyuku, Marrakulu, Maŋgalili, Djarrwark, and Dhapuyŋu clan-nations won a landmark case against the NT government that gave exclusive rights to the Yolŋu over the intertidal zone.
Dhuruputjpi has some world famous artists and their art is available at Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Art Centre in Yirrkala. Please see the artists profiles below from Dhuruputjpi Homeland:
Please note that Laynhapuy Homelands are private land and not to be visited without permission. Some homelands can be accessed with the appropriate permit, please contact us for more information
For more information on the best time to travel and road conditions, please visit the East Arnhem Land Website