Murantingala & Tapalinga Murantingala is the name for the 'morning star', or the planet Venus. Throughout Tiwi history they have used this star as a compass point for navigation and guidance whilst travelling. Tapalinga is the general Tiwi term for a star, or group of stars in the night sky.
|Title||Murantingala & Tapalinga|
|Size & Medium||100 x 100 cm Ochre on Canvas|
Pwoja JilamaraDuring 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...
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