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Paji Honeychild Yankarr

 (1914 - 2004)
Paji Honeychild Yankarr was active/lived in Australia.  Paji Yankarr is known for Aboriginal painting.

Paji Honeychild Yankarr

Paji Honeychild Yankarr (1914-2004)

Obituary. Artlink, Vol.25 no. 2, 2005
Author: Ms Karen Dayman

Some ninety years ago, a child was born at Kuntumarrajarra, a waterhole in the south central region of the Great Sandy Desert.  On Saturday 4th December 2004, Paji Honeychild Yankarr died having completed over these years one of the most inspiring personal journeys of any Australian.

From birth, she lived with her family around Yirtil a permanent, spring fed waterhole surrounded by her beloved sandhill country.  They were living here when her mother announced that her husband had come.  She moved, not far, to another stand of desert paperbarks skirting the waterhole, and stayed there, a little frig  ...  Displaying 750 of 5332 characters.

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About  Paji Honeychild Yankarr

Born:  1914 - Kuntumarrajarra, South Central Australia
Died:   2004
Known for:  Aboriginal painting