Maimie grew up in the Blackstone area and spent much of her childhood in the Benson camp with Kantjupai Benson. Maime is a Mitchell and the country north of Blackstone along the Walu road is Mitchell country with many stories and important cultural places. Maimie is married into family from Tjukurrla way and spends time travelling to visit family there. Maimie is a strong leader in Blackstone community and has been the Papulankutja Artists Chairperson for 2009 and 2009. She is a both a painter and a Tjanpi fibre artists.