Evelyn Malgil was born in Derby and moved to Warmun when she was ten. Evelyn went to high school in the town of her birth and then returned to Warmun. Evelyn worked on Bedford Downs cattle station with her husband Norman Echo. Evelyn cooked, while Norman was the head stockman. Bedford Downs Station is located southwest of Warmun Community. It is Norman’s traditional country. Following her return, Evelyn has remained in Warmun were she now lives with her five children and her family.