Phillip Simpson

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Phillip Simpson was born in Meekatharra. As a young boy he moved to Jigalong, where he went to school, and then again relocated to Punmu Aboriginal Community during the Return to Country movement of the 1980s. There he married his nyupa (spouse) Lorraine Simpson, before they moved together to Kunawarritji Aboriginal Community in 1999, where they raised their family. Today the couple continue to move between Kunawarritji and Port Hedland.

Language group: Manyjilyjarra