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There are various records of ceremonial exchange between Wadeye and the Tiwi Islands, including recordings of Tiwi ceremonial chants in association with funerals or mortuary ceremonies in the Wadeye area. There are strong church and school links between the two areas because of their historical association through the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. Image: Tiwi dancers in Canberra, November 2009, dancing Kupunyi (Turtle), L to R; Walter Kerinaiua, Teresita Puruntatameri, Stephen Paul Kantilla, Eustace Tipiloura (all from Bathurst Island), Mary Elizabeth Moreen (Melville Island). Photo: Courtesy of Darren Weinert and Brooke Shannon, Still Image Services, NFSA. Information about dancers courtesy Genevieve Campbell.

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