Pija Peter Tinker

Pija was born in the desert around 1946 near Kunawarritji, of the Purungu skin group. He grew up in Marble Bar and went to school there, later moving to Jigalong. Pija worked as a stockman on Hillside and Balfour Downs Stations. He now lives in Newman with his wife June and their children and grandchildren. Pija works as a Cultural Awareness Presenter with KJ.

Photograph courtesy and copyright Tobias Titz. Photo of Pija Peter Tinker

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