My name is Joyce Bidingal. I was born in Royal Darwin Hospital on 21 December 1975. My clan group is Ritharrngu. My mother is Mary Guyula and my skin name is Bangaditjan. My mother taught me how to paint on canvas. I came to Gapuwiyak when I was a young girl. My totem is (Wurrpan), the emu and koel cuckoo, (Guwak). My homeland is Burrawandji which is in Gali.