Mr Harrigan (2010), Elder and Keeper of the Kuku Yalanji language. Video by SOTA Creative. Jawun acknowledges Mr Harrigan who passed away in 2016 and thank his family for allowing us to share his beautiful stories.

The Meaning of Jawun

Indigenous Enterprise Partnerships (IEP) was renamed ‘Jawun’ on its 10th anniversary in August 2010. Jawun means ‘friend’ or ‘family’, an honour given to us by the Kuku Yalanji from Mossman Gorge in Cape York.