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Portrait of Ngarralja Tommy May. - click to view larger image

born about 1935, Wangkajunga, Walmajarri language groups, Jungkurra skin group, Fitzroy Crossing, Mangkaja Arts

As a teenager, Ngarralja was among the last people to leave the desert for the Fitzroy Valley.

Lot of our people, they been already working in station. We couldn’t find anybody behind. That’s why we went.

Ngarralja is a director of Mangkaja Arts and former chairman of the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre.

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