|Date of Birth:||28/03/1971|
|Mother's Country:||Jessie River, Melville Island, NT|
|Father's Country:||Rangini, Melville Island, NT|
|Dreaming:||Kirilima (Jungle Fowl)|
Hi my name is Sheila i was Born in Royal Darwin Hospital in 1971 as i grew up i was living at Pirlangimpi where my Dad's country and then my mum sent me to High School Kormilda College in Darwin in 1985 and then i finished up in 1988 and went back home to my family and i started looking for a job working at the womencentre and then at the school and went working at the shop and in 1991 started working at Munupi ArtCentre.
Relating to the passing of a Tiwi person, the Pukamani pole (or Tutini) is a ceremonial carving/sculpture positioned around the grave site of the deceased that tells the story of,...