Otto Pareroultja
Otto Pareroultja

Otto Pareroultja

Born: 1914
Died: 1973
Language Group: Western Arrernte
Skin: Kngwarreye

Otto was born on the 24th of March 1914. He attended mission school and later worked as a stockman, carpenter, shearer and gardener. He also served on the Native Council at Hermannsburg.

Otto PaErultja, A Narrative journey of the Dreamtime

Carl Strehlow: There are several major native-cat totemic sites to be found in the Mt Sonder area, but all of these are located in rugged country several miles distant from the mountain. One of these is PaErultja.once the home of the long deceased father of three well known Hermannsburg water colour artists originally christened Ruben, Otto and Edwin ; they later adopted the name of their fathers totemic site as their own family name.