EWoT:Norla was a wilder who once lived on a farm in the heart of the Black Hills.
She was an old and toothless woman.
Norla encountered Cadsuane Melaidhrin a short time after Cadsuane had been newly raised to the shawl. Cadsuane experienced a humbling lesson at the hands of Norla. Norla also was the person who gave Cadsuane her various hair ornament angreal and ter'angreal.