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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
  11. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: in village center, people wait for procession of mourning women

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Villages; Mourning customs; Men; Women
    • Format: image
  12. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: large basket of exchange valuables, banana leaf bundles stacked, woman (l) smokes

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Children; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Smoking; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  13. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: large basket of exchange valuables, banana leaf bundles stacked, woman (l) smokes

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Baskets; Smoking; Ceremonial exchange; Children; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  14. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman and child at ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs; Children
    • Format: image
  15. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman carries decorated basket of a deceased relative

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Baskets; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  16. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman holds large pile of banana leaf bundles at ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women; Infants; Mother and child; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  17. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman with shaved head and wearing necklace carries banana leaf bundles for exchange, talks with anthropologist Annette Weiner

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin; Weiner, Annette B., 1933-
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Anthropologists
    • Format: image
  18. 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
  19. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman, her face blackened with ash and head shaved, holds up fiber skirt valuable

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Clothing and dress; Women; Body marking
    • Format: image
  20. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women and children carry fiber skirts and baskets of banana leaf bundles for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Children; Women; Baskets
    • Format: image
  21. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women and children gathered for ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Children; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  22. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women carry large baskets of banana leaf bundles for ritual exchange, especially large basket on head of woman in center background

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  23. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women count banana leaf bundles for ritual exchange, woman in center wears decorated fiber skirt

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

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Children; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  25. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women in long fiber skirts and necklaces, with heads shaved, seated beside banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  26. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning women in long fiber skirts and necklaces, with heads shaved, seated beside banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange; Jewelry; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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