|Date of Birth:||12/07/1975|
|Mother's Country:||Imalu Point, Melville Island|
|Father's Country:||Munupi, Melville Island|
Theresa finished school at Slade College, Brisbane in 1991. She started working at the Yikikini womens centre after finishing school and continues to work along side her mother and sisters.Theresa has completed a Certificate II inArts & Crafts with Batchelor Institute. In October 2005 she travelled to Brisbane for the Momentos Awards as her Stingray jewellery was nominated for the awards.
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...
The Kulama design depicts this important ceremony of the Tiwi people; the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles...