Maggie Napaljarri Ross
The Aboriginal artist Maggie Napaljarri Ross was born at Conniston Station in the Northern Territory in the early 1940s. She spent her early years there, before moving to Yuendumu as a child where she attended the mission school. Like her older brother Paddy Japaljarri Stewart, she went on to teach at the Yuendumu school before working as a cleaner at Yuendumu clinic.
Now widowed, Maggie has four children and “a big mob of grandkids”. She enjoys teaching her grandchildren how...