NT Board Member

Ngarla is an Anmatyerre/Eastern Arrernte and Mparntwe woman and spokesperson from Utopia homelands. She has been working with her community in improving the housing and living conditions of her people. Ngarla is the daughter of Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, also of the central desert of the Northern Territory.

The Utopia homelands are located 260 km northeast of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. They are the traditional homelands of the Alyawarr Peoples. The peoples who occupy the Utopia homelands live in communities that reflect their ancestral connections to country.

The Utopia homelands are made up of 16 dispersed communities with a population of around 1,400 people. Ngarla brings to NATSIWA a lifetime work experiences and skills as she continually advocates for the rights of her people and all the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.