The Resource Worrorra men and ceremonies

Worrorra men and ceremonies

Label
Worrorra men and ceremonies
Title
Worrorra men and ceremonies
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs taken by Rev. J. Love, who was the superintendent at Kunmunya mission between 1927 and 1940. The collection contains examples of sign language and gestures used by the Worora people to describe kinship and family relationships. There are several examples through the collection of men's traditional dress for ceremonies, particularly the Kurangandam ritual. Subjects include: men's dress, ceremonies; fire making; headdress; hunting techniques; Kurangandam ritual; moiety relationships; payback; sign language; spears; portraits; kinship and relations; sign language and gestures
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Love, J. R. B.
Date time place
Kunmunya, W.A., 1927-1937
Information about documentation
Caption list available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Love, J. R. B.
Label
Worrorra men and ceremonies
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Images D00018293 - D00018301 are referenced in 'Worora Kinship Gestures' by J. R. B. (James Robert Beattie) Love, Royal Society of South Australia, Volume 65, 19410, pages 108 and 109, and have recorded against each of them plate and figure numbers. Images D00018302 - D00018308, although similar in content, do not appear in the publication
  • Persons photographs include: 'King' Kanawei; Molunmoia; Indamoia; Nundoom-Irara; Molunmoia (Tommy); Indamoia (Punch); Mandumirara (Jumbo); Barnumba (George); Imdangga (Neil); Kaingamoia (Charlie); Marema (Tony); Darragun (Mac); Kulalawara (Pompey); Patsy Ludbunda; Njangawana (Kick-up); Pangalba (Mick); Balamia; Wondoonmoi (Tommy); Vera Maru; Pudga Barunga; Nganggawonggino (Charlie); Dalangaina (Bruce); Dutchy Bunggut; Albert Baranga; Woonoonmoi; Jerry Janggut; Moljalaia; David Mowaljarlai; Goodru; Nawia (McKindy); Jaulawalei; Mowuljalea; Odu (Nipper); Imanguraia; Yamra; Wagunya; Minjinya; Wunambulla; Freni; Freeny (Njalinbi); Ugurrun; Ilia (Jack); Kuroramodja (Dandy); Wandja Wandja; Collier; Nalindjaia
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 x 8 cm.
Extent
59 prints
Immediate source of acquisition
Derek Freeman;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Image D00018263 is restricted (men only)
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
LOVE.J06.DF (D00018250-D00018308)
System control number
(Sirsi) a418993
Label
Worrorra men and ceremonies
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Images D00018293 - D00018301 are referenced in 'Worora Kinship Gestures' by J. R. B. (James Robert Beattie) Love, Royal Society of South Australia, Volume 65, 19410, pages 108 and 109, and have recorded against each of them plate and figure numbers. Images D00018302 - D00018308, although similar in content, do not appear in the publication
  • Persons photographs include: 'King' Kanawei; Molunmoia; Indamoia; Nundoom-Irara; Molunmoia (Tommy); Indamoia (Punch); Mandumirara (Jumbo); Barnumba (George); Imdangga (Neil); Kaingamoia (Charlie); Marema (Tony); Darragun (Mac); Kulalawara (Pompey); Patsy Ludbunda; Njangawana (Kick-up); Pangalba (Mick); Balamia; Wondoonmoi (Tommy); Vera Maru; Pudga Barunga; Nganggawonggino (Charlie); Dalangaina (Bruce); Dutchy Bunggut; Albert Baranga; Woonoonmoi; Jerry Janggut; Moljalaia; David Mowaljarlai; Goodru; Nawia (McKindy); Jaulawalei; Mowuljalea; Odu (Nipper); Imanguraia; Yamra; Wagunya; Minjinya; Wunambulla; Freni; Freeny (Njalinbi); Ugurrun; Ilia (Jack); Kuroramodja (Dandy); Wandja Wandja; Collier; Nalindjaia
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 x 8 cm.
Extent
59 prints
Immediate source of acquisition
Derek Freeman;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Image D00018263 is restricted (men only)
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
LOVE.J06.DF (D00018250-D00018308)
System control number
(Sirsi) a418993

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