The Resource Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture

Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture

Label
Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture
Title
Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture
Creator
Creator
Subject
Summary
Photographs of ceremonial activity in Aurukun. A feature of each dance is the use of wooden sculptures of clan human spirit creators, animals and other totems. Dances and totems photographed include: carpet snake; whale man; dingo; wallaby; echidna; plover; bonefish; freshwater shark; water fairy; Muipaka; Taipan snake man; freshwater crocodile; saltwater crocodile; red flying fox; black flying fox; Sara. Subjects include: sculpture; carving; wood; ceremonial dancing; material culture; body painting; totemic figures; spears; ancestor spirits; feather headdress; white and red ochre; plover men; sharkman; Muipaka
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cranstone, E. L
Date time place
Aurukun, Qld., 1970
Information about documentation
Caption list available
Label
Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • E. L. Cranstone was camera-man for Film Australia (then the Australia Commonwealth Film Unit), for the film the Dances of Aurukun, released in 1964. Ian Dunlop director; Frederick D. McCarthy Anthropological advisor. Sponsored by the AIAS
  • Significant to this collection is the article by Fredrick D. McCarthy, 'The Dances of Aurukun', Australian Natural History, Volume XIV, Number 9, March 15 1964, pages 296 to 300. Potentially useful may be Ronald M. Berndt's 'Australian Aboriginal Religion, Fascicle Two - The Northeastern Region and North Australia', E.J. Brill, 1974
  • Several totemic carvings which appear in this collection appear in the Fredrick D McCarthy collection, held by the National Museum of Australia
  • CRANSTONE.E01.CS-000000480 may be the same figure as seen at CEC.013.CS-000081849, and the NMA Online Collection (1985.0100.0007)
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0001660
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
26 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
E.L. Cranstone
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form; AIATSIS has copyright; open to relevant Indigenous people; available to other clients at the discretion of Director or delegate
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
CRANSTONE.E01.CS (000000472-000000497)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0001660
Label
Ceremonial activity in Aurukun, including material culture
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • E. L. Cranstone was camera-man for Film Australia (then the Australia Commonwealth Film Unit), for the film the Dances of Aurukun, released in 1964. Ian Dunlop director; Frederick D. McCarthy Anthropological advisor. Sponsored by the AIAS
  • Significant to this collection is the article by Fredrick D. McCarthy, 'The Dances of Aurukun', Australian Natural History, Volume XIV, Number 9, March 15 1964, pages 296 to 300. Potentially useful may be Ronald M. Berndt's 'Australian Aboriginal Religion, Fascicle Two - The Northeastern Region and North Australia', E.J. Brill, 1974
  • Several totemic carvings which appear in this collection appear in the Fredrick D McCarthy collection, held by the National Museum of Australia
  • CRANSTONE.E01.CS-000000480 may be the same figure as seen at CEC.013.CS-000081849, and the NMA Online Collection (1985.0100.0007)
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0001660
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
26 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
E.L. Cranstone
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form; AIATSIS has copyright; open to relevant Indigenous people; available to other clients at the discretion of Director or delegate
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
CRANSTONE.E01.CS (000000472-000000497)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0001660

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...