Ena was born in Alice Springs, Northern Territory and currently lives in Tennant Creek.
She is Western Arrernte. The Arrernte people are sometimes referred to as Aranda, Arunta or Arrarnta, are a group of Aboriginal Australian people who live in the Arrernte lands, at Mparntwe (Alice Springs) and surrounding areas of the Central Australia region of the Northern territory. Many still speak one of the various Arrernte dialects.
Ena has been painting for approximately ten years.