SYDNEY (BBC):One of Australia’s leading indigenous figures, singer Yunupingu, has died at the age of 56. The lead singer of Yothu Yindi died at his home in the Northern Territory after suffering from kidney disease. Yunupingu was a significant cultural figure whose music helped bridge the divide between white and black Australians. He is also widely credited with introducing indigenous music to the world with the 1990s hit Treaty. The song, which blends indigenous music and rock, made him a household name.