born 1959, Putijarra, Kartujarra language groups, Karimarra skin group, Parnngurr community, Martumili Artists
Noreena was born in Wiluna and grew up on Lake Violet station.
Her mother, Daisy, had been taken from her family as a child and placed in the Moore River settlement. The film Rabbit-Proof Fence tells Daisy’s story.
Noreena went to school in Meekatharra and afterwards worked at a hostel in Marble Bar before moving to be with her family at Jigalong and eventually Parnngurr, where she now lives.