Decorative Heart 7.5 cm -JPA145

Decorative Heart 7.5 cm -JPA145

$14.95

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Artist: Josette Papajua
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Decorative Heart 7.5 cm -JPA145

During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of “Yoi”, dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara.