John is from Warrangku, near the Kaolin Mine outside Old Mapoon. His favourite place is Skardon River where he likes to fish and hunt. John is a security guard for the Bamaga Island Council and works night shifts patrolling the various council building in his community. John is keen to see more young people learning about their culture and believes an important part of this is learning to live on their traditional lands. He believes this will help them to be proactive about their rights and responsibilities. John was previously on the board of CYLC.