born about 1928, Wangkajunga, Yulparija, Kukatja, Manyjilyjarra, language groups, Karimarra skin group, Bidyadanga community, Yulparija Artists
Like a titu [bird] travelling around ...
Jawarta grew up around the Percival Lakes and Well 33.
He became a man at Jigalong, travelling afterwards to Wiluna, Lajamanu and Papunya. He stopped for a time at Anna Plains station, then moved to Bidyadanga in the 1960s.
Jawarta has travelled extensively throughout his life as a maparn (healer), law man and artist. He is married to Miyapu Mary Meribida.
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