Henry James Edgar Staines
The language Guugu Yimithirr (also known as Koko Yindjir, Gugu Yimidhirr, Guguyimidjir) of this region call this district Gangaar. It divides into thirty-two clan (or extended family) groups.
"North Queensland Blacks in War paint" was written on this photograph by the photographer, but a corroboree could also be the reason for this.
The group are wearing body paint, some cicatrices [scars] can be seen and a Gunyah [hut] is in the background. Most men are holding spears.
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