Intitchiuma Ceremony of witchetty grub totem


Man decorated, his face white with five lines down his chest, with a nose bone through his septum. He is carrying a small pitchi under his arm and grasping at the feathers on the end of his nose bone.

Formerly AP1177.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/2/49/2_p48_AP1177 and AA108/24/42/2.

For glass slides and plates see AA108/41/3_AP1177.

240. 'Intitchiuma Ceremony of Witchitty [Witchetty] Grub Totem. Head man of totem marching at head of column'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/240
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print (b&w print from slide).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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