Intitchiuma ceremony of the witchetty grub totem

Archive Collections / Francis James Gillen / Series AA 108/50 / Intitchiuma ceremony of the witchetty grub totem

The older man has his forehead on the younger witchetty grub man's stomach.

Photograph is related to AA 108/50/1/17.

Formerly AP1165.

For mounted album photograph see AA 108/2/46/1_p45_AP1165, AA 108/12/19/2 & AA 108/24/43/3.

For glass slides and plates see AA 108/41/3_AP1165.

18. 'Duplicate'.
19. 'Intitchiuma ceremony with the Witchitty [Witchetty] grub Totem, Arunta Tribe. Head of the Totem strikes stomach of another man with his forehead increasing supply of Totem animal'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/18-19
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   2   Photograph (sepia, b&w print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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