'First initiatory rite'


Photograph depicts men standing in a circle, throwing a boy in the air. There is a dog in the foreground and rocky scrub in the background.

Formerly AP6047.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/22/14/2.

322. 'alkuiakiwuma vid. Initiation paper'.

Annotated on the front of the album photograph 'Throwing up the boy first initatory rite alkuiakiwuma'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/322
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print (sepia).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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