Better World Arts Leather Clutch featuring Jilamara Design by Josette Papajua

Better World Arts Leather Clutch featuring Jilamara Design by Josette Papajua

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Leather Clutch w Wrist Strap- 14×22.5cm

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.