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Rene Kulitja

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council
A Pitjantjatjara woman from Mutitjulu community, Northern Territory, Rene Kulitja is a Director of Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. She is a 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. As a strong community advocate, Rene has campaigned to address the issues of petrol sniffing and access to renal dialysis in Aboriginal communities in Central Australia.
Rene is an acclaimed visual artist, singer and performer. She works through Maruku Arts in Mutitjulu, where she is the current Chairperson, and also works with NPY Women’s Council’s Tjanpi Desert Weavers. Her most famous design is ‘Yananyi Dreaming’, which covers a Qantas Boeing 737. In 2015 she represented Tjanpi Desert Weavers in the 2015 Venice Biennale. Rene is a member of the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir, which tours nationally and recently toured Germany and the United States of America. The 2016 tour of Germany featured in the documentary film, The Song Keepers.
Rene previously presented at the 2015 AES conference in Melbourne.