Alefo and his companions play pan-pipes in a sacred dance; Each woven link represents a successfully stolen pig.
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- Probably 1977
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[Title, Date]. Roger Keesing Papers. MSS 427. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Image and caption published in 'Elota's Story (Univ of Queensland Press, 1978). Alefo (with rings on back) and Lesimae (in background and Winitaemu (left, died 1988) playing panpipes to accompany the sango dance. The rings that Alefo wears are a mark of prestige worn on special occasions. Each link represents a pig he or his father stole.
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This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Roger M. Keesing Papers (MSS 427) - Roll 43, Item 10.
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