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2023 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Paula Sarkaway Lyons



Lives and works

Papulankutja | Blackstone

Born in Kalgoorlie in 1980, Paula, also known by her bush name Sarkaway, spent her early years in Papulankutja, travelling around with her mother, Edith Lyons, from whom she learnt about her Ngaanyatjarra culture, heritage and language. Paula later went to school in Papulankuja, where she learnt her second language, English. With her formal education completed Paula stayed in Papulankutja, working in the community school and raising her young daughter Neisha.

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