Datjuluma Guyula "Djarrka at Gurka'wuy" 145 x 17 cms

Datjuluma's father was Waratjima. He was part of a small number of Djambarrpuyŋu clan members who lived around Yirrkala whilst most of this large clan are based in Western Yolŋu country. There is an ancient sacred connection between this clan and the Rirratjiŋu landowners of Yirrkala stemming from a shared songline: Djarrak - the sea tern. She is married to Djawa Yunupingu senior Gumatj clan leader and younger brother of Galarrwuy. Her mother was from the Manggalili clan. Part of the thriving artist's school which developed around her grandfathers Narritjin and Nanyin Maymuru. She either works with this clan’s design or her father’s.

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