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Title: Watching preparations for trial by spears
Photo No: PH0010/0001
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Date taken: 10-Jul-1975
Place: Angurugu
Collection: Trevor LaBrooy Collection.
Description: Trial by spears at Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, 10 July 1975. Preparing for the trial. Gerry Blitner in light khaki in middle of picture. Lawrence Jarugba and Juranga on trial. Over 20 spears were thrown some at very close range by the Wurramanba and Wurrabadalamba clansmen. Witnesses and fair play judges were Trevor Labrooy, Gerry Blitner and Lance Tremlett. Inspector Jack Ilett and an armed police force were at the mission office very close by in case of any tribal disturbance.
Subject: Aboriginal peoples (Australians)
rites & ceremonies
Copyright owner: Library & Archives NT
Digital format: 1200ppi ; 80.1Mb.
File type: image/tiff.
Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 13 cm.
Use and Restrictions: Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
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