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Apuaw Kaymel Niyay (shell)

Apuaw Kaymel Niyay (shell)


Size: Paper Size: H 59cm x L80cm, Image Size: H33.5cm x L54.5cm


$440.00 (Incl GST)

Itay(Spider Shell) represents the Unity of all Mothers & Ausnties gathered to guide the young girl during puberty. Kabar (Trochaus) depict the young girl, as it is a symbol of the girls developing breat buds. Certain details of this initiation are not to be shared publically. It is strictly womens business. Matilda Nona 2022