Nora Wompi - biography [ORAL HISTORY]
Synopsis: This transcript is a brief briography of Nora Wompi, based on Monique La Fontaine's handwritten fieldnotes.
Art centre(s): Martumili Artists
Catalogue number: CSROH_276_Nora_Wompi
Location Recorded: Kunawarritji (Well 33)
Cultural Protocols: Public Access - Restrictions on Use
Full transcript: Skin group: Nungurrayi
Born Pingakurangu Pamarr (rock/hill) rockhole. She travelled around Kunawarritji and when she travelled to Balgo with the drovers she was still a young girl. She lost her Mummy and Daddy. She had four brother – lost, one girl she lost. Wompi’s older brother is Morika’s [Morika Biljabu] Dad. Wompi has two son. Her son Philip Bell is married to Bugai Whylouter.
Rights: Cultural Owner & Storyteller: Nora Wompi; © FORM, transcript only
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.