Carol Young Australian, Pitjantjatjara, b. 1972

Carol Young was born in Alice Springs in1972 and grew up in Amata and Pipalyatjara in the remote Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara Lands in north western South Australia. Carol is the daughter of local cultural leader and camel herder Stanley Young and the granddaughter of the late Nyankula Watson, an important Western Desert painter whose stories about the country in this area she now tells.