Malkay My Name

Last year the Nyikina community of Derby and Broome Western Australia gave me a Nyikina name during a smoking ceremony.

I am happy because I've been sent a photo of Alex Smith who I was named after and his family taken at Yurmulun community (Pandanus Park). The photo was sent to me by my Niece, Pat Riley who is the acting CEO out there at Pandanus Park.


Mum Maudie Ningella, Nana Buna (Topsy Lemon), Uncle Mulgai (Alex Smith) and Jabbo Manya Riley

Taken in front of house 39 in Pandanus Park Yurmulun in the 80's