|Date of Birth:||19/03/1969|
|Mother's Country:||Rangini, Melville Island, NT|
|Father's Country:||Jurrupi (Jessie River), Melville Island|
|Dreaming:||Nyarringari â€“ Magpie Goose|
“Before I moved to Pirlangimpi, I worked at Jilamara Art Centre in Milikapiti, Melville Island, as a book keeper. Then I started working at Munupi Arts & Crafts doing painting and also working in the office and completing “on the job” training in Certificate II in Small Business Operations and Certificate II in Retailing Administration. I’m currently completing my Certificate II in Arts and Crafts with Batchelor College.”
During ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of 'yoi' (dances), are performed; some are totemic (inherited from the person's Mother) and some serve to act out the narrative of...