Marrakulu Funeral - Yirrkala 1974

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Marrakulu Funeral - Yirrkala 1974
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project

53 mins

This film is a record of the funeral ceremony for a Marrakulu clan leader at Yirrkala in 1974. Through Marrakulu, Rirratjingu and Djapu clan songs and dances the body of the leader is taken on both a spiritual journey to his...

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Ian Dunlop
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia