Acknowledged as one of the great innovators of the Warlpiri art movement from Lajamanu, Napurrula was also both a fierce and gentle custodian of her culture. She painted the great Napurrula – Nakamarra creation stories from her birth place Yumurrpa. Napurrula at her best is recognised as an artist who used the full force of colour, carefully considering the impact as she laid down the paint on the canvas