born about 1950s, Wangkajunga, Kukatja language groups, Japangarti skin group, Wangkatjungka community, Ngurra Artists
Tuckerbox is the brother of Wimmitji Tjapangarti. He was born near Kiwirrkurra and travelled to Paruku before settling at Christmas Creek station.
He worked as a drover and spent time in the Northern Territory shooting buffalo until Cyclone Tracy hit in 1974. His sister, who was living in Darwin, was killed.
Tuckerbox lives in Wangkatjungka with his wife, Mayapu Elsie Thomas and is a skilled carver.
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