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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Child holding shell valuable; sometimes young boys present on behalf of their fathers.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: probably May 1964
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  6. 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
  7. 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: Jewelry--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Mortuary feasts; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  8. 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
  9. 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: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Mortuary feasts; Children--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Dooka, left, and Taaboo, right, at 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: Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  13. Eldest daughter Aru'a hands up another big valuable.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: February 1975
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  14. 'Elota hangs up a contribution to a compensation.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  15. 'Elota hangs up valuables for the opening payment of his son's marriage.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Bride price--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  16. '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
  17. 'Elota with shell money in front of men's house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: 1963
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Taro--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  18. 'Elota, shell money on house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993; Elota, 1908-1973
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  19. Folofo'u arranges his shell valuable for presentation.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); String bags--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  20. Galomae hangs up his contribution.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  21. Galomae hangs up his contribution.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Boys--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  22. Gwaalau, also Gwalau, ties up contribution to brideprice, in wa'i opening marriage payment, for Biri Foowa'i to Funaa.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Bride price--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  23. Gwalau and Dooka look on as Laeniamae ties up contribution to brideprice.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Smoking--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  24. Hanging up brideprice by the side of a wall.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  25. Hanging up brideprice by the side of a wall.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  26. Laete'eboo and bamboo with shell money string on it, first of the mortuary feast; it will go in the ruu ritual bundle for mamu magic.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Smoking--Solomon Islands; Mortuary feasts; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  27. Larikeni and Gwalau, father and mother of the groom, inspect the marriage payment they are offering.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Bride price--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  28. Larikeni examines the bride price payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: February 1975
    • Topic: Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  29. Man hanging shell money on the corner of a house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  30. Man hanging shell money on the corner of a house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  31. Man hanging up compensation contribution.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  32. Man hanging up compensation contribution.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  33. Man hanging up compensation contribution.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  34. Man looking at the payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  35. Man looking at the payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  36. Man presenting a shell valuable at feast. Woman with her valuable in front of him.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Mortuary feasts; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Clothing and dress--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  37. Man ties up contribution for a wa'i opening marriage payment.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: early 1975
    • Topic: Marriage customs and rites--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Bride price--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Girls--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  38. Man ties up contribution to brideprice while Taaboo looks on.

    • 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; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Bride price--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  39. Men standing under raised house at feast.

    • 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); Mortuary feasts; String bags--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  40. People entering clearing with shell money strings on sticks.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Boys--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  41. People from Kwailala'e and Sinalagu coastal slopes arrive at 'Aida mortuary feast with shell money

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Mortuary feasts; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  42. 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
  43. People hanging up money by side of house in what is probably a compensation payment.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: Early 1960s
    • Topic: String bags--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  44. People outside a hamlet preparing to enter the clearing with shell money and pigs.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Swine--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Mortuary feasts; Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  45. People presenting shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: probably May 1964
    • Topic: Boys--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  46. Portrait of man in t-shirt working with 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); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  47. Portrait of man in t-shirt working with kofu shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  48. Taaboo in front of men's house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Shell money--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  49. Tension mounts as Larikeni, the father of the groom, inspects the amount they are offering.

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

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