Lilly Bates Profile & Artworks


Lily Bates is minyma Yarnangu, a Ngaanyatjarra speaking Aboriginal woman based at Warburton in the Western Desert area of Australia. Her considerable and prolific carving skills have been passed on in a traditional bush upbringing through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing her country.
Born: 1954
Language: Ngaanyatjarra
Community: Warburton, WA

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