Maimie Butler Profile & Artworks


Maimie Butler is minyma Yarnangu, a senior Aboriginal woman born and raised in the Central and Western Desert area of Australia. She is a staunch advocate for her people and works in mental health, feeling strongly for the well being of younger generations. The newly elected chair of the NPY Women’s Council, she is an experienced carver whose skills have been passed on through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing her country.

Born: 1955
Community: Papulangkatja (Blackstone), Ngaanyatjarra Lands, WA Language: Ngaanyatjarra


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