Sacred ceremony of the kangaroo totem


Man standing alongside side a Waninga (a ceremonial apparatus), in full ceremonial decoration, with men seated behind him in a semi-circle.

Formerly AP1099.

For mounted album photograph see AA 108/2/29/3_p28_AP1099 & AA 108/24/57/3.

For glass slides and plates see AA 108/41/3_AP1099.

11. 'Duplicate. Mrs. Brailsford Robertson. 23'.
12. No annotation recorded.
13. 'Sacred stage of intiation rite of the circumsicion candidate embracing the sacred Wanninga. Mr Gillen 5th Jan. '10. Duplicate. Not to be copied'.
14. 'Sacred ceremony of kangaroo Totem of moinka, performed before candidate for circumsion at Apulla ground'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/11-14
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   4   Photograph (2 b&w, 2 sepia prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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