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Title Ceremony : the Djungguwan of Northeast Arnhem Land
Published [Lindfield, N.S.W.] : Film Australia, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.0899915 Gra/Ctd  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Gra/Ctd  AVAILABLE
Description 2 videodisc (DVD)s (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Film Australia National Interest Program
Film Australia National Interest Program
Contents The Djungguwan of Yirrkala -- Djungguwan at Gurka'wuy -- Djungguwan - speaking to the future
Summary The Djungguwan is one of the most important ceremonies of the Yolngu people of Northeast Arnhem Land. It tells the epic story of the Wawilak Sisters, two ancestral beings who helped create the Yolngu universe and gave the people their law. It is an initiation ceremony bringing young boys into that law and teaching them discipline and respect. It is also a memorial to the dead
Notes WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the program may contain images and voices of deceased persons
Credits Director/writer: Trevor Graham; Producer/editor: Denise Haslem; Executive producer: Chris Warner
Performer Yolngu people
Notes DVD. Produced for region 0. Two dual-layered single-sided discs
Rated M. Contains: Infrequent coarse language, Mature themes
In English and Yolngu languages
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Yolngu (Australian people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Rites and ceremonies
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Graham, Trevor.
Haslem, Denise.
Warner, Chris.
Film Australia (Organization)