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Mamu

Dunlop, Ian
Genre: 
Two men of the Western Desert chase amamu or evil spirit out of camp. Both men are mapantjara, men who have the power to remove powerful bones or stones from their stomachs and use them for medicine and dealing with the spirits. They chase the mamu away by removing bones from their stomachs and hitting these along and into the ground with their spear-throwers.

Mamu.

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1971.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1971.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Dunlop, Ian, film director.; Martin-Jones, John, film director.

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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