'Kangaroo Ceremony'


Men performing the kangaroo ceremony, bent double standing in a row holding bunches of leaves in their hands, moving toward men sitting at the edge of a clearing.

Formerly AP1162.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/2/45/3_p44_AP1162 & AA108/22/15/3.

For glass slides and plates see AA108/41/3_AP1162.

331. 'Kangaroo ceremony before Wartja see initiation paper (illegible)'.
332. No annotation recorded.
333. 'Kangaroo totem being performed before Wartja or candidate for circumcision at Apulla ground. Arunta Tribe'.

Photograph taken Eastern MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/331-333
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   3   Print (b&w print, b&w print from slide & sepia print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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