Gloria was born c. 1945 at Atnangkere Soakage, Northern Territory. She lived in the traditional ways before moving to one of the established settlements, Utopia. Her language is Anmatyerre and her country is Atnangkere.
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The Mountain Devil Lizard Dreaming is one of the most significant Dreamtime Stories for the famous Petyarre sisters of Utopia. Gloria demonstrates her connection between her past and the present and reminds us that the Mountain Devil Lizard is still roaming the country and defining the landscape. The dreaming tells of the Old Woman Mountain Devil Lizard who traveled the vast regions of the Atnangker country defining the landscape and identifying the sacred sites.