'Sacred ceremony of the illuta rat totem'


Four men standing in a row holding the Waninga facing the men sitting in a semi-circle in front of piles of leaves and branches.

Formerly AP1108.

For mounted album photograph see AA 108/2/31/4_p30_AP1108.

For glass slides and plates see AA 108/41/3_AP1108.

15. 'Sacred ceremony of the Illuta Rat Totem performed before the cadidate for circumsicion at the Apulla ground. Two figures in front represent Kutta Kutta night hawks'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/15
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   1   Photograph (b&w print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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