'Intitchiuma ceremony of the honey ant'


An old man sitting in a pit with a churinga with men standing in a semi-circle above him.

Formerly AP1128 (see also AP5954).

For mounted album photograph see AA 108/2/36/5_p35_AP1128 & AA 108/12/23/4 (AA 108/24/47/3).

For glass slides and plates see AA 108/41/3_AP1128.

22. 'Duplicate. 28'.
23. 'Duplicate. 86'.
24. 'Intitchiuma ceremony of the honey ant. Yarumpa, attached to body of Ant is honey bug. Stomachs of men of honey ant totem are rubbed with churinga'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/22-24
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   3   Photograph (3 b&w prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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