Date of Birth - c. 1962
Moiety - Yirritja
Homeland - Dhalinybuy / Mutamul
Clan - Waŋgurri
Clan language -
Buwathay is also known as Muŋandjiwuy and is the leader for the Wangurri clan, after his father Gadal'miny (Mathulu).He lives at Dhalinybuy and sometimes occupies the Mutamul outstation.
He is a Uniting Church minister and is an important lawman for the Wangurri clan.
He spends most of his time involved with ceremony at Galiwin’ku and Dhalinybuy and occasionally makes yiḏaki for commercial sale.
He is not a prolific artist but his works are of serious integrity and more than often exceptionally good.
He made significant contribution to the Kerry Stokes Larrakitj Collection.
His entry to the 2012 NATSIAA was accepted as a finalist and eventually purchased by the Museum for its permanent collection.
2018 Minytji - Essence of the Land - Aboriginal Signature Estrangin Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium
2017 Earth Matters: Aboriginal artwork from the Kimberley and Arnhem Land - FORM - The Goods Shed, Perth WA