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Artist BiographiesBiographies of Yuendumu Artists - Page 2

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Below are some brief biographical details of various artists from the Yuendumu community who have paintings or prints on our Web site.

Ted Jangala Egan

Born: 1938
Dreamings: Warlukurlangu (Fire), Ngapa (Water), Yankirri (Emu),
Pamapardu (flying ants)

Dadu Nungarrayi Gorey

Born: ca. 1956
Dreamings: Wardapi (Goanna), Warlawuru (Eagle), Marlu (Kangaroo), Janganpa (Possum), Janmarda (Bush Onion)

Peggy Napurrula Granites

Born: ca. 1968
Dreamings: Yarla (Yam), Wintiki (Sacred Bird), Pirlala (Bush Bean)

Paddy Japaljarri Lewis

Born: ca. 1925
Dreamings: Karnta (Woman), Karnakurlangu, Mina Mina.

Barbara Napanangka Martin

Born: ca. 1960
Dreamings: Mina Mina, Karnta (Women), Ngalyipi (Snake Vine), Jintiparnta (Edible Fungus)

Barbara Martin is a teacher at Yuendumu school, and a strong advocate for its unique bilingual program. She is married with 3 children and has lived at Yuendumu all her life.

Uni Nampitjinpa Martin

Born: 1932
Dreamings: Warlukurlangu (Fire), Yankirri (Emu), Ngapa (Water) Pamapardu (Flying Ant)

Jorna Napurrula Nelson

Born:
Dreamings
: Yarla (Yam), Janganpa (Possum), Yipintiri (Bush Bean), Ngarlajiyi (Bush Carrot), Patanjarnngi (Parakelia Seed)

Victor Jupurrula Ross

Born: ca. 1950 at Napanangkajarra, Northern Territory
Dreamings: Yarla (Big Yam) and Ngarlajiyi (Small Yam), Warna (Snake), Ngapa (Water), Karrku (Mt Stanley), Janganpa (Possum), Mukaki (Bush Plum), Karnta (Women), Watijarra (Two Men).

Jill Nungarrayi Watson

Born:
Dreamings
: Witi (ceremonial pole), Jutiya (small snake), Ngarlkirdi (witchetty grub)

Biddy Napaljarri White

Born: ca. 1958
Dreamings: Wurrkali (Bloodwood), Wurrpardi (Acacia Dreaming )

 

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