Ju Ju Wilson
|Ju Ju Wilson|
|Born||Mantinea Flats, Western Australia|
|Occupation||Aboriginal artist, craftsperson|
|Known for||Bushcraft and survival techniques|
Ju Ju Wilson (born at Mantinea Flats, northern part of Western Australia) is an aboriginal artist and part of the contemporary Indigenous Australian art movement. Besides being a prolific painter, tour guide, much sought-after cultural advisor, she is also an expert in bush tucker and medicines, author of booklets (on these subjects), didgeridoo maker and player, authority on Aboriginal sacred sites and rock art.
Mother of six, Ju Ju comes from the Miriwung-Gajerrong group of the Kimberley region and was educated at Beagle Bay. Four generations of her family are artists (her maternal grandmother, her mother and her daughter are also very talented aboriginal artists).
Her aboriginal name is Burriwee and she can speak five aboriginal dialects fluently.
- Aboriginal Art Directory. "Australian Aboriginal Art on Display at Exclusive Karuna Village Exhibition". www.aboriginalartnews.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
- "Ray Mears Goes Walkabout Archives • Throng". Throng. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
- "About Kimberley Specialists". www.kimberleyspecialists.com. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
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