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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, an older woman, with newly shaven head, a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Portraits; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  3. Bomtavau, an older woman, with newly shaven head, sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Portraits; Women; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: crowd of mourning women at exchange of banana leaf bundles, Annette Weiner (center distance)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women; Anthropologists; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  7. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: crowd of mourning women conduct ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  8. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: elderly woman and other mourning women participate in ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  9. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: girl (r) has mourning ash on face and wears turtle shell earrings, baby looks at camera with concern

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Body marking; Children; Women; Jewelry; Trobriand Islanders; Infants; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  10. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: girl with knife, wearing shell necklaces and turtle shell earrings

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Infants; Children; Shell money; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Jewelry; Women
    • Format: image