Valmayi Nampitjinpa

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Valmayi Nampitjinpa

Valmayi was born at a place called Karukali, east of Docker River. She is a Luritja lady. Her father was a Pintupi man from Karkurintjintja (Lake Hopkins) and her mother was Pitjantjar.

Valmayi grew up in Papunya, and later lived at Haasts Bluff. Valmayi's late husband was a well-known Papunya Tula artist, his name was Eddie Etimintja. Valmayi moved to Docker River with her second husband in her later years and has painted in Kintore with Papunya Tula.