Collecting Dupun (Hollow logs) by JB Fisher

Collecting Dupun (Hollow logs)

The yolngu are out in the bush collecting hollow logs to make coffins. Living inside the hollow logs are ngarrgi- ngarrgi (bush possums). There are also some wangye (yams) collected in the jungle and make good nutta (food). In the centre is a cermonial site which after a funeral yolngu make a hole and fill it with water either from the tap or from the billabong and make song.