Yali Munuŋgurr yidaki (HLY-233) SOLD


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A classic Yali-yiḏaki with all characteristics you can expect: ‘rocket-shaped’ body, thin neck, medium pressure, warm drone, easy to hit toots and well worked-out bell. A great choice for those, who follow traditional playing styles.

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Cultural context

Maker: Yali Munuŋgurr
Clan: Daṯiwuy
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Waṉḏawuy

The painting depicts latjin’ or mangroove worms; these type of worms live in the root system of the mangroves, considered as a special delicacy by Yolŋu. Also latjin’ has a special place in the ceremonial and spiritual life in Yali’s mother’s clan.

Additional information

Weight4 kg
Dimensions146 cm




Area of origin

Dhälinybuy, Northeast Arnhem Land


Natural pigments on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3-3.5 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

9 cm

Distal end diameter external

11.5-12 cm


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