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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. Children on the beach at Kaibola (close-up), heads shaved as a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Children; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  6. Children on the beach at Kaibola, several girls with heads shaved as a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Children; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  7. Children on the beach at Kaibola, several with shaved heads as a sign of mourning, girl in center wears turtle shell earrings

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Children
    • Format: image
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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