Patrick Oloodoodi Tjungurrayi
Patrick was born in Yalangerri near Jupiter Well. He was a Pintubi and Kukatja speaker who divided his time between Balgo and the Pintubi homeland community of Kiwirrkurra to the south. Patrick was the younger brother of Brandy Tjungarrayi.
Patrick walked in from the desert as an initated man, up the Canning Stock Route and into Old Balgo Mission. He worked building the stone houses and the church at the new Balgo site. He met and married Mirriam Olodoodi (Lucy Yukenbari's sister) at the church in Balgo. He first started painting in Balgo in approx 1985. He was a senior 'Law Man' who looked after ceremony and Country between Balgo Kiwirrkurra and Kintore Country.
Patrick passed away in February 2018.