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Portrait of Pampirla Hansen Boxer. - click to view larger image

born 1941, Walmajarri language group, Jawanti skin group, Broome, Yulparija Artists

Pampirla was born on the banks of the Fitzroy River, on old Cherrabun station, where he worked as a stockman from the age of 12.

In 1989 he acquired a 99-year lease on a parcel of land from the station, where he and other families established Yakanarra community.

Pampirla was taught the dance for Kaningarra, his father’s Country, in 2008.

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