Quabara Irruntarinya, Iritja


Two men in the foreground performing the scared ceremony of the emu totem. Both men are facing each other, decorated with ceremonial headdress replete with feather tuffs and handfuls of leaves. There are men watching in the background in the shade of the scrub.

Formerly AP5851.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/12/25/5 and AA108/24/4/2.

245. 'A sacred ceremny of the Emu Totem. Emu Totem. L.H.Griffiths. A sacred ceremony of the Emu Totem C.Australia period 1896-1897 Pres. By Mrs. L.H. Griffiths April 1950'.
246. No annotation recorded.
247. 'Sacred ceremony of the Emu totem, Photo by F.J. Gillen'.

Photograph taken Soda Creek, central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/245-247
Date Range1896  -  1897
Quantity   3   Print (2 sepia prints mounted, b&w print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints, Mounted Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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