(c.1929 - 2007)
Tjumpo Tjapanangka was active/lived in Australia. Tjumpo Tjapanangka is known for Aboriginal culture theme painting.
Biography Tjumpo Tjapanangka
Born: c.1929 deceased 2007
?Location: Muruwarr, north of Kiwirkurra? Skin:
Language: Kukatja, Pintupi?
Mediums: Professional acrylic paint on canvas and linen?
Themes: Water, rainmaking, soaks; Wati Kutjarra (Two Men Dreaming); Rainbow snakes; Bandicoot, flying ant, dingo spirit, kangaroo; Tingari
Tjumpo was a senior law man, a maparn (healer) and a respected speaker for his community. He was very fit and strong for his age and he attributed this to his diet of bush food. He spoke enthusiastically of his childhood in the desert hunting for goanna, echidna, wallaby, wild cat, and the construction of spinifex and mud shelters for the wet season.
He came to Balgo as a result
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