Miriam Jinmanga

Biography

Miriam is a salt water woman from the Nabbarla Kunindawabba (Rocky Point). Miriam grew up on her remote outstation with her close family on the Arafura sea, with her older sister Vivan her main school teacher. Nabbarla Kunindawabba is an outstation around one hour drive from Maningrida, with only one house.

“My Dad, he would paint artwork on stringy bark. My great great grandmother used to weave dilly bags and fish traps. I like to come to Bábbarra and work with all the women here. They are all my family through our Aboriginal culture way”.

Languages

Nakara

Ancestor spirits

Namarrmarr (Dugong), Stingray

Community

Maningrida

Homeland

Nabbarla Kunindawabba (Rocky Point)

Moiety

Duwa

Subsection

Wamuddjan

Date of birth

1968

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