A man's spirit when he is alive is called yenka; when he is dead, his spirit part is called utlhana. The ulthana is supposed to haunt the area of the grave until the final mourning ceremony has been carried out. Cp. thunalgi.



  • Spencer, Baldwin; Gillen, F. J. (1968). The Native Tribes of Central Australia. New York: Dover, pp. 168, 358, 655.