Destiny Murphy is a proud WakkaWakka/Gungarri/Ghungalu. Murri girl. Living in Traralgon, Destiny has 1 older sister, 4 older brothers, and her Mum.
Destiny deeply embraces and celebrates her aboriginal heritage and culture. Since she was only 3 years old, Destiny has performed Aboriginal contemporary dance and is the lead dancer of Dreamtime Dance Troupe with her Mum and her Sistagirls and also does Ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater and footy just to name a few.
Destiny has done several solo dances locally and Melbourne such as NAIDOC March and the Share the Spirit festival. She won the 2nd prize NAIDOC cultural section comp 3 years ago. She loves sharing her culture through Aboriginal dance and has been a featured in many photos dressed in traditional clothing.
Destiny is very active in her community and attends rally and marches to support her mob, she knows a lot about the injustices her mob go through and would like to make changes for a better future. Including sharing her the knowledge of her Grandmothers story of being part of the stolen generation.
She is a proud, strong and beautiful young woman who is an elder of tomorrow.
Joining Natasha Ferre on this Standing Strong Together podcast, Destiny shares some of her favorite cultural connections and things to do.