Anmanari Brown was a senior artist born in the 1930s at Purpurna. This is an important rockhole with a great supply of water. In her early years Anmanari grew up in the desert and camped on the mission at Warbuton where she initially went to school. She is culturally associated with the Pitjantjatjara people of the Northern Territory. She is a senior cultural woman recognised for her knowledge of the tjukurpa and traditional cultural practices.