22 facts about Yalti Napangati

By Gwylym Owen

Yalti Napangati (born approaching 1970) is an Australian Aboriginal artist. She is a painter of the Western Desert style of art, and paints for the Papunya Tula school. Her husband, Warlimpirrnga, is also a Famous artist. They were both members of the famous Pintupi Nine, the last help of Aborigines breathing a expected way of life in Australia.

Yalti was born in the Great Sandy Desert, sometime not far afield off from 1970. She and her associates lived as nomads in the desert, travelling along the western side of Lake Mackay. Most additional Pintupi families had moved into settlements during the 1950s, but Yalti’s daddy kept the relations away from these. Her parents were Lanti (or “Joshua”) and Nanu. She has an older brother, Tamayinya, and a younger sister, Yukultji. She married Warlimpirrnga sometime during the in the future 1980s, possibly later she was as juvenile as 12. She and her relations came out of the desert in 1984. She now lives at Kiwirrkurra, and has two sons and two daughters.

Yalti ended her first paintings for Papunya Tula in June 1996. She makes acrylic paintings of landscapes joined with Pintupi dreaming stories. Her paintings are of important places in her country, around Marruwa, Laurryi, Wirrulnga and Patjarr.

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