Nginku Kulitja Australian, Ngaanyatjarra, b. 1931

Nginku was born in Warakurna, which is her father's county and grandfather’s country. Nginku grew up in Warakurna and saw her first white fella at Kartjiungu, which is the first creek west of Docker Ruver. The man was riding a camel there. Nginku's mother’s country is Irruntu. When Nginku was young she would travel with her family to Areyonga for rations and this is where she would met her husband. 

Nginku has been painting, weaving tjanpi and carving punu for many years.