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Dr. Rex Japanangka Granites
Born :1950
Location :Yuendumu, Northern Territory
Tribe :Warlpiri
Language :Warlpiri


Dr. Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka

Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka was born in 1950 in Yuendumu, Northern Territory. He lives in Yuendumu and his country is Mina Mina. Rex is the custodian of his country.

Uncle Rex Japanangka Granites is a Senior Warlpiri Man from Western Desert who speaks Warlpiri and English. He has extensive experience interpreting and translating. Rex is in high demand as a mentor.

Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka is also one of the elders of Yuendumu community and involved in the administration of this community. He is the president of Yuendumu Council, also a board member of the Alcohol Abuse Committee.

Rex commenced painting from 1988 and his dreamings are: Digging Stick, Honey Ants, Snake, Family Dreaming and Dogwood Tree Dreaming.



           Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka and his wife Ida

                   at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre


You are welcome to visit the art Gallery to view Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka and other aboriginal artists artwork on Linen/Canvas, Coolamon, Pottery, Boomerang and Didgeridoo at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 York St., Sydney, 2000, NSW, Australia

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