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Ngutjangka Nora Davidson

Ninuku Arts

Ngutjanka was born in the bush, Anangu way in 1947, at Multju rockhole, near to the present day community of Mantamaru (Jameson) in Western Australia. Her country is Tjala Tjukurpa (Honey Ant Dreaming). As a young girl her family took her to Warburton Mission, where she lived in the home. “We used to call Mr Wade for kunkunpa lolly (bedtime lolly)”. At Christmas her mother and father would take her to holiday walking around the bush. After she married she worked as a domestic on a station at Leonora, while her husband worked mustering cattle. She later moved to Papulankatja, WA.