Tiwi name for Armband - worn when we dance at ceremony
|Artist||SHIRLEY PURUNTATAMERI (NEE TIPUNGWUTI)|
|Size & Medium||90 x 70 cm Ochre on Canvas|
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 20-215...
Pupuni 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...
Catalog No 20-196 Title kurukuringa ( tiwi name for butterfly ) Artist Joanna Puautjimi Size & Medium 50 x 40 cm ochre on canvas Category Painting Artist Profile