Yanpiyarti Ned Cox
Born: about 1938
Language Group(s): Walmajarri
Art Centre(s): Ngurra Artists, Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency
CSR Project role: Artist, contributor
Skin Group: Jupurrula
Totem: Warampay, water flood
Country: Warnku, Billiluna
Biography: My father and that old man Wirrali, they brought that Majarrka [dance] with them. Those old people had big mob of dance then.
Ned grew up around old Billiluna station. His family travelled to Christmas Creek station to escape a rough station manager at Billiluna, and stayed there. Ned is the senior custodian for Majarrka, a skilled carver and was instrumental in the establishment of Wangkatjungka and Ngumpan communities.
Photographer: Tim Acker
Photograph date: 2008
Photography copyright: © FORM
Source: Images - Catalogue
Accession ID: 20131016_FORM_MIRA_B0090_0054
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.