A respected Elder and holder of Yindjibarndi cultural knowledge from the tableland, Millstream way, Tootsie Daniels is a committed contributor to the Roebourne community. She has a Graduate Diploma in Aboriginal Community Development from Curtin University, and is involved in video and performance arts, often travelling to Perth and interstate. She began painting ten years ago as a means of healing after the death of her son, painting our Yindjibarndi stories, and our plants and seasons: for instance, Big Yundi is a story about rain, Widwij is the wind, Ganajii is thunder. Her work has been included in many Perth-based exhibitions. Tootsie is among those who created the Nyinyart Yinda Water Arts, Language and Cultural Futures Project and the innovative intergenerational Juluwarlu Art Group.