'Group of wooden Churinga sacred Totemic sticks'

Archive Collections / Francis James Gillen / Series AA 108/48 / 'Group of wooden Churinga sacred Totemic sticks'

Ten churinga totemic sticks photographed in front of a white clothed board leaning against the window frame of a stone building. The churinga are all of different sizes with different motifs engraved into the wood.

Formerly AP1038.

11. 'Duplicate. 1 July 57. Mrs. L. Brailsford Robertson'.
12. 'Group of Churinga sacred, totem sticks'.

Photograph taken Western MacDonnell Ranges.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/48/2/11-12
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   2   Photograph (sepia, b&w print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/48
Tindale Tribes: