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Artist Profile

James T. Webb
The founding member of the group, James is from the Walmatjerri tribe from the Kimberley. He has family connections throughout the state. James spent 3 years at the School of Aboriginal Music in Perth and has been working in and around Perth for many years as a didjeridoo player and story teller. He is well known for his inexhaustible efforts towards creating awareness of Aboriginal culture in the wider community.
Link to James T. Webb interview

Peter Spratt
Peter is the uncle of James and the entire dance group. Not only is he affiliated with the Noongar people from WA's south west, he is also associated with the Arunta tribe of Alice Springs. "Uncle Peter' has been involved in tribal dance from a very young age. His father is from the Wongi people of Kalgoorlie and his mother's people range from Noongars to the Ngigina tribe in the Kimberley.

Lee West
A member of Wadumbah also from its inception, Lee is from the Yamatji people from the Carnarvon/Shark Bay region. He has worked extensively in the arts area, including employment with Indigenous galleries. Through family influences, Lee became involved in traditional dance and didjeridoo playing. He also studied at the Aboriginal Music College, in Clontarf, Perth.

Damion Blurton
Damion has strong Noongar roots and like other group members, has a passion to embrace his Aboriginal culture through traditional dance and music. He has been with Wadumbah for some time and is a very fine performer.

Terrence Webb
Terrence is the tallest of the dancers and has a fine physique which he uses with flair and grace during performances. He is the eldest son of James and carries his Indigenous culture with pride and zest. Terrence is a talented story teller and has performed with the group at many shows.



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