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Jurnha (Tapping sticks)

Overview

A pair of wooden sticks

Historical information

Tapping Sticks are used by men and women in corroborees to tap while singing

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-27-2020_1062
Material
Inscriptions and markings

Markings burnt into the middle of each stick

Contextual Information

Part of a collection of wooden artefacts created by Peter Stevens (Ngimaling), a Gurama man.

Keywords
Peter Stevens, tapping sticks, jurnha
City of Karratha Local History Archives

City of Karratha Local History Archives

Organisation Details
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