Munupi Medley

13 AM 7142/10
Francesca Puruntateameri Jilamara & Kulama 2009
Natural ochre on canvas
1250 x 800mm

This design depicts the Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi people: the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles in the painting. It is a celebration of life and food, the Kulama occurs at the end of the wet season.

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