Miyapu Mary Meribida
Born: about 1930
Language Group(s): Yulparija
Art Centre(s): Yulparija Artists
CSR Project role: Artist, contributor
Skin Group: Panaka
Country: Yalta, Kinyu, Punmu
Biography: [My family were] right there, Kinyu [Jarntu, Well 35]. Right up near Stock Road. That’s my Country.
Mary’s Country includes Yalta, Punmu and Jarntu. After her father died, and her uncle, Rover Thomas, left Yalta, Mary travelled north-west with her mother, Kupi. In the 1960s they moved to La Grange mission, which became Bidyadanga community. Mary lives there today with her husband, Donald Moko.
Photographer: Carly Davenport
Photograph date: 2007
Photography copyright: © FORM
Source: Images - Catalogue
Accession ID: 20131016_FORM_MIRA_B0090_0095
Provenance: This material is sourced from Ngurra Kuju Walyja — the Canning Stock Route Project, which was initiated in 2006 by FORM and developed in partnership with Birriliburu, Kayili, KALACC, Mangkaja, Martumili, Ngurra, Papunya Tula, Paruku IPA, Warlayirti and Yulparija artists and art centres.