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Maria-Josette Orsto Japajapunga: Kulama


  • No.:RK1590
  • Medium:Natural Ochres on Cotton
  • Size:120 × 50 cm
  • Year:2018
  • Region:Tiwi Islands
  • Art Centre:Tiwi Design
  • Anmerkung:Museum Acquisitions
  • Status:

Kulama is very special ceremony for Tiwi people. End of wet season we have Kulama. We make fire and cook special Kulama yam.This ceremony is for ; initiation, good health, good marriage, good hunting and children get Tiwi names from family. They sing for three days and three nights. After, when that Kulama finished we dance for our sister 'kulama'.

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