Bark-wrapped body of the old Ga'enaafou priest is lowered into a grave dug in a shrine.
Note the shaven head of the taboo-keeper, top. This image and caption published in Kwaio Religion: Columbia Univ. Press, 1982, page 149. The man who has been the suru'ai main taboo-keeper for the ritual has his head shaved.
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This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Roger M. Keesing Papers (MSS 427) - Roll 21, Item 10.
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