Tiwi name for Crocodile and crocodile dance. Many Tiwi are handed down the dance (or dreaming) of the crocodile from their Fathers.
|Title||Yirrikipayi and muputi.|
|Artist||REPPIE ANNE PAPAJUA (ORSTO)|
|Size & Medium||120 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas|
This design depicts the Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi people: the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles in...
Catalog No 12rep321 Artist REPPIE ANNE PAPAJUA (ORSTO) Size & Medium 150 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas Category Painting Artist Profile
Tokwampini is the Tiwi name for a bird. Commonly carved on Pukamani poles, it represents the ending of the creation story. Tokwampini is the father of Bima. Catalog No 16-393...