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Margaret Smith

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council
A Yankunytjatjara woman from Imanpa community, Northern Territory, Margaret is Vice Chairperson of Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. She is a founding member of NPY Women’s Council’s multi-award winning Uti Kulintjaku Project, an Anangu-led innovation to strengthen mental health and wellbeing, and actively participates in the Project’s developmental evaluation. Margaret is a respected spokesperson for the NPY region and has been a key advocate in a number of campaigns to improve the lives of Anangu, including the successful campaign to end petrol sniffing in the region. Margaret has held positions on the Board of Management of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and the Cross-border Reference Group on Volatile Substance Misuse. In 2000 she was one of 330 Aboriginal women who performed in the Sydney 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony. Margaret is also an accomplished visual artist working through Tjanpi Desert Weavers, a social enterprise of NPY Women’s Council.