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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: smiling girl wears turtle shell earrings 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: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Mourning customs; Children
    • Format: image
  12. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: smiling woman, her face blackened with ash and head shaved to signify mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Body marking
    • 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: woman with crossed necklace and shaved head, carries basket that belonged to deceased man, adorned with cowry shells and other valuables

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Baskets; Women; Shell money; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  21. 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
  22. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women by partially full yam house, one holds a skirt for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Yams; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Buildings; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  23. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women carry fiber skirts and banana leaf bundles, approach the bereaved spouse

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  24. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women gather in village for exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  25. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women interact at ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and other valuables

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  26. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women prepare to exchange banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  27. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women present fiber skirt valuables to widow who sits in doorway of small mourning house

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  28. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women unfold mats to cover themselves and banana leaf bundles and skirts from rain

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  29. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women unfold mats, covering banana leaf bundles from rain

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  30. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women with banana leaf bundles and mats for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  31. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women with banana leaf bundles and piles of yams for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Yams; Women; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  32. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women with large quantities of banana leaf bundles at ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  33. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women, faces and bodies blackened with ash, heads shaved, carry large basket of yams

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Yams; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  34. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women, in long fiber skirts, gather for exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  35. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: women, including anthropologist Annette Weiner, at exchange ritual

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs; Anthropologists
    • Format: image
  36. 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
  37. Mortuary ceremony: Bomtavau wearing banana leaf bundle on her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  38. Mortuary ceremony: Bomtavau with basket of banana leaf bundles behind her on house veranda

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  39. 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
  40. Mortuary ceremony: crowd of women gathered for exchange, fiber skirt valuable visible in center

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  41. 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
  42. Mortuary ceremony: large crowd of women gathered for ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and long fiber skirts

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  43. Mortuary ceremony: large gathering of people in village clearing

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Villages; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  44. Mortuary ceremony: man and boy dance next to piles of yams and pork for death exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Children; Ceremonial exchange; Dance; Yams; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Men; Pork
    • Format: image
  45. Mortuary ceremony: man divides pork to be presented as part of death exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Pork; Men; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  46. Mortuary ceremony: men with piles of yams, taro, and betel nut for initial payment to mourners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Betel nut; Taro; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Men; Trobriand Islanders; Yams
    • Format: image
  47. Mortuary ceremony: men with piles of yams, taro, and betel nut to be distributed to mourners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Betel nut; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Yams; Mourning customs; Men; Taro
    • Format: image
  48. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with banana leaf bundles, she wears a cloth skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  49. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with black paint on face and body, shaved head, wears turtle shell earrings and red shell necklace

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Jewelry; Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Body marking
    • Format: image
  50. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head

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