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  1. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women in long fiber skirts, faces and bodies covered with ash and heads shaved, hold banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Dwellings; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Villages; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  2. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women make ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and long fiber skirts

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  3. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women present fiber skirt valuables to a relative of the deceased inside mourning house

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Children; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  4. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women, faces blackened and heads shaved, carry banana leaf bundles for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  5. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women, their heads shaved, carry banana leaf bundles (wealth items) for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Betel nut; Body marking
    • Format: image
  6. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: people gathered with exchange valuables

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Children; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  7. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: piles of yams and taro for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Taro; Mourning customs; Yams; Men; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  8. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: procession of mourning women carrying high-ranking fiber skirt valuables and large baskets, anthropologist Annette Weiner carries a banner

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Anthropologists; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Villages; Women
    • Format: image
  9. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: procession of mourning women holding fiber skirt valuables

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  10. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: procession of mourning women holding fiber skirt valuables, anthropologist Annette Weiner (back to camera) observes

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Anthropologists; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  11. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles, observed by anthropologist Annette Weiner (back to camera)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Anthropologists; Children; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  12. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: ritual exchange takes place in front of mourning houses, piles of banana leaf bundles and fiber skirts are covered

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  13. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman (center) carries basket of the deceased adorned with shell valuables and other items

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Shell money
    • Format: image
  14. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman (center) holds stack of banana leaf bundles, other bundles in baskets

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  15. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman carries high-ranking fiber skirt valuable to ritual exchange, anthropologist Annette Weiner (center, background)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Anthropologists; Villages; Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  16. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman in fiber skirt holds small basket

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  17. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman in short fiber skirt, holds umbrella over an infant

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Infants; Mother and child; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  18. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman in Western-style blouse, carries banana leaf bundles on her head at ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  19. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: woman wears long fiber skirt, carries banana leaf bundles on head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Clothing and dress; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  20. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women and children at exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Infants; Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Mother and child
    • Format: image