Natural ochres on canvas
Tatum grew up with her parents Madeline Purdie and Morris Morgan, a Balangara leader from Oombulgurri area. Tatum is the granddaughter of Warmun artist Shirley Purdie and great granddaughter of the late Madigan Thomas. Tatum first started painting in 2021 and likes to paint the stories that she has learnt from her grandmother and mother. These are stories from Guda Guda Country and they depict the Country, the history and the Ngarranggarni (Dreaming) from that place.