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  1. Bomtavau with head shaved, wearing long fiber skirt and mourning necklace (which may hold fingernails or other relics of the deceased)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Women
    • Format: image
  2. Bomtavau, her head shaved as a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  3. Funeral: crowd of mourners follow as wrapped body is carried to gravesite

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  4. Funeral: grieving man touches ground over the grave

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Grief; Burial; Mourning customs; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  5. Funeral: grieving man, supported by other mourners, cries at the gravesite

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs; Grief
    • Format: image
  6. Funeral: grieving woman cries

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Grief; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Women
    • Format: image
  7. Funeral: men bury wrapped body, surrounded by crowd of mourners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Burial; Trobriand Islanders; Grief; Funeral rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  8. Funeral: men carry body that has been wrapped for burial, across village clearing, other men carry books (probably Bibles)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Burial; Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  9. Funeral: men carry body wrapped for burial, followed by other mourners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  10. Funeral: men carry body, wrapped for burial, other men carry flowers

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Burial; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  11. Funeral: men lower body, wrapped for burial, into the ground

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Burial; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  12. Funeral: mourners cry at burial, holding onto each other in grief

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Grief
    • Format: image
  13. Funeral: mourners cry at burial, holding onto each other in grief

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs; Grief
    • Format: image
  14. Funeral: mourners cry over grave, grieving person at left lies on ground over the grave

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  15. Funeral: mourners place hands on body wrapped for burial

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Burial
    • Format: image
  16. Funeral: mourners, including man holding a small child, cry at burial

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Grief; Mourning customs; Funeral rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  17. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman, face and body covered with ash, with basket of banana leaf bundles and mats

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Body marking; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  18. Mortuary ceremony: yams are piled for distribution, bundles of sugarcane stand at right

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Sugarcane; Yams
    • Format: image
  19. Mortuary ceremony: children stand next to smoked fish and tin pots filled with food to be shared with mourners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Cookery; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Men; Children
    • Format: image
  20. Mortuary ceremony: display of uprooted taro plants and mats, woman in long fiber skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Dwellings; Taro
    • Format: image