Nellie was born circa 1976 and belongs to the Pintubi clan from the Kintore area in Central Australia. Nellie has learned the Dreamings of her family ever since she was a small child. Nellie is custodian of Dreaming stories from her father's and her grandfather's country which lies to the east of Kintore in the Northern Territory. Her Dreamings have handed down from generation to generation for many thousands of years. Her subjects are primarily Lightening Dreaming, Women's stories and Women's Tingari (Business).