Kumalie Kngwarraye Riley

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Kumalie Kngwarraye Riley is an Arrernte woman from Alice Springs with spiritual affiliations and connections to the land of her grandmother. Kumalie is a well-known Arrernte Elder and artist with many years of experience teaching the Arrernte language in Alice Springs primary schools and in adult education.

She is passionate about the Arrernte language and its affiliated grandmother stories, and strong through the role she plays in both her community and her work as a contemporary artist.