Dallas Smythe is minyma Yarnangu, an Aboriginal woman from the Western Desert area of Australia. Born at Wiluna, she grew up in Warburton and now lives in Warakurna, all communities in the central desert region of Western Australia. Dallas is also an emerging artist with Tjanpi Desert Weavers. Her skills have been passed on through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing her country. She started working with walka boards a few years ago.