Timothy Cook Marntupuni: Kulama
- Medium:Natural Ochres on Linen
- Size:120 × 150 cm
- Region:Tiwi Islands
- Art Centre:Jilamara Arts
The Kulama Ceremony is performed in the late wet season (March-April) when a ring appears around the moon. Kulama is an traditional initiation for young men which coincides with the harvest of a certain wild yam species. Elders of both sexes sing and dance for three days welcoming the boys into adulthood. The boy is then renamed with his true man's name.
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