Mourning for Mangatopi

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Curtis Levy

Jun, 1975
Category: 
History
Product type: 
DVD
ISBN: 
9780855756352
Available: 
Yes
Audience: 
Secondary, Tertiary
Duration: 
53 minutes
Price: 
$19.95 RRP incl. GST

This film documents a pukumani (bereavement) ceremony of the Tiwi of Melville Island. An old man organises the ceremony held for his dead son's spirit, the first full-scale ceremony of its kind to be performed for many years.

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Last reviewed: 12 Sep 2016