Returned laborers, purification ritual: luluai sacrifices a chicken to the ancestors in ritual to reintegrate returnees
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This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Edwin Cook Papers (Archive negative 2, Roll 5, Envelope 9-14, Frame 13)
"This is part of the purification ceremony, the Luluai is consecrating a chicken, which he is about to kill with that raised stick, to the ancestors for having looked out for his men while they were away as laborers." MSS187, Box 44, Folder 9.
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