Preparing for the corroboree (A)

Australia, 1976

Film
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Filmed on Mornington Island, Queensland, an Aborigine, Jackson Jacob (Thunalgunaldin), explains the ritual associated with the holding of a corroboree.

Credits

production company

Australian Museum

Australia Council. Aboriginal Arts Board

producer

Howard Hughes

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303297

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Dances

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Queensland

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Rites and ceremonies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Music & Performing Arts → Aboriginal Australians - Dances

Places → Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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