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  1. '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
  2. '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
  3. 'Elota with shell money toward his bride price payment for his marriage to Tege.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: 1963
    • Topic: String bags--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  4. 'Elota, father of the groom, giving shell valuable.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Children--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  5. '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
  6. 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
  7. A return marriage: Larikeni's daughter hands up valuables for her brother's 1974 marriage to 'Elota's daughter Funaa.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  8. Another man adds a payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  9. Another man adds a payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  10. Another man adds a payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Bride price--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  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. 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
  16. 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
  17. Dangeabe'u of Furisi'ina with red aru and white kofu shell money strings.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1989?
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Children--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  18. Dangeabe'u of Furisi'ina with shell money strings.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1989?
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  19. Discussion of brideprice payment, in wa'i opening marriage payment, for Biri Foowa'i to Funaa.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  20. Discussion of brideprice payment, in wa'i opening marriage payment, for Biri Foowa'i to Funaa.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image