'Sacred ceremony of Achilpa [wild cat totem]'


Group of men sitting and standing around a decorated totem pole with material culture objects and dogs about the clearing.

Formerly AP1068.

For mounted ablum photograph see AA108/2/21/5_p20_AP1068, AA108/18/46/2 & AA108/28/16/2.

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

492. 'Duplicate Mrs. Brailsford Robertson'.
493. 'Gillen. Duplicate. Ceremony making a young man Alice Springs'.
494. 'Gillen. Duplicate'.
495. 'Gillen. Duplicate'.
496. 'Gillen. Duplicate'.
497. 'Sacred ceremony of Achilpa, Wild Cat Totem. Arunta Tribe. Showing Nurtunja'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/3/492-497
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   6   Print (sepia, 2 b&w prints, 3 b&w prints from slide).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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