Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast.
The coconuts are bespelled as part of the magic performed for the feast, as are the cordyline leaves. The structure in the background of some of these pictures is for the pigs to be tethered out for the feast.
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This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Roger M. Keesing Papers (MSS 427) - Roll 11, Item 16.
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