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  1. 'Elota with kofu shell money valuable.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: October 1969
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  2. 'Elota, with string of kofu shell money behind ears, probably the first received for the feast, which will go in his ruu ritual bundle.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: October 1969
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  3. Man with shell money length

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: October 1969
    • Topic: Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  4. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Shrines--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  5. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  6. Man measures a lousu'u, the most basic unit of shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Markets--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  7. More trading.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Markets--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  8. More trading.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Markets--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  9. More trading.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Markets--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  10. Man grinding shell money beads strung on special fiber.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: May 1964
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  11. People gathered to discuss wa'i marriage payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: April 1964
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  12. A man measuring a lousu'u of newly-made kofu, standard shell money denomination.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); String bags--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  13. Batalamo puts bata together to pay a debt. Men with shell money at Furii'au III

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between December 1963 and January 1964
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Mourning customs--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Funeral rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  14. Bono and another man working with string of kofu shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Clothing and dress--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  15. Bono and another man working with string of kofu shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Clothing and dress--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  16. Bono and another man working with string of kofu shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Clothing and dress--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  17. Compensation orchestrated by Arika and 'Elota.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  18. Counting the money from the mortuary feast for Tome Arika's sister's death.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Mortuary feasts; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  19. Elota counts strings of shell he is presenting as bride-price for his marriage to Tege.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: 1963
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); String bags--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  20. 'Elota talks, with a shell valuable for the wa'i brideprice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image