Tiwi name for Armband - worn when we dance at ceremony
|Artist||SHIRLEY PURUNTATAMERI (NEE TIPUNGWUTI)|
|Size & Medium||120 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas|
Turtle Catalog No 14-22 Title Jarrakalani Artist SUSAN WANJI WANJI Size & Medium 80 x 50 cm ochre on linen Category Painting Artist Profile
The Kulama design depicts this important ceremony of the Tiwi people; the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles...
As told by Susan: "When I was little I used to go hunting with the elders, we would hunt for fish, turtle, crab, yam, and mud mussels - or any...