Bush yams. When the flower is gone from the muranga they (the old people) used to dig them up and make bread with them. When older people sing about kulama that is when its time to dig the Kulama (yam).Now we dig the muranga and the kulama and bake them in the fire. It tastes like damper.
|Title||Kulama and Muranga|
|Artist||Lidwina (Nina) Tepomitari|
|Size & Medium||90 x 60 cm Ochre on Canvas|
During ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of 'yoi' (dances), are performed; some are totemic (inherited from the person's Mother) and some serve to act out the narrative of...
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