The nurlu is a multimedia ritual technology native to the West Kimberly region in Northern Australia that functions as a channel between local spirits and living members of the indigenous communities, often for purposes of testifying to the latter’s possession of magical powers and for the transmission of important messages. Nurlu are procured via psychosonic transmission and typically comprise a sequence of vocal and rhythmic components communicated during dreams or other altered states of consciousness to
a maban or shaman…