Latoiya Namandja

Biography

Latoiya Namandja has been working with Bábbarra Designs since 2017.

Three generations of women from Latoiya’s family frequently work together at Bábbarra Women’s Centre. where they spend time sharing knowledge and creating new designs together.

Latoiya grew up on an outstation Mankorlod before coming to Maningrida. Latoiya was taught by her grandfather in painting and listening to his stories.

Languages

Kuninjku

Ancestor spirits

Gungura (Spiral wind), Kunwardde (Stone country rocks)

Outstation

Mankorlod

Moiety

Yirridjdja

Subsection

Ngardijan

Date of birth

1999