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  1. New mother, holding newborn, wears long fiber shawl, flower garland, and skirt valuable on head, red betel nut paste on face

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Rites and ceremonies; Mother and child; Birth customs; Betel nut; Infants; Women; Body marking
    • Format: image
  2. New mother, holding newborn, wears long fiber shawl, flower garland, and skirt valuable on head, and betel nut paste on face

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Birth customs; Betel nut; Rites and ceremonies; Infants; Trobriand Islanders; Clothing and dress; Body marking; Mother and child; Women
    • Format: image
  3. Bomtavau, her head shaved as a sign of mourning, uses a mortar and pestle to prepare betel nut (areca)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Betel nut; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  4. Woman in long fiber skirt, her head shaved as sign of mourning, with mortar and pestle for betel nut.

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Women; Betel nut; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  5. Dona Hutchins and her putative mother, Bomtavau, chewing betel nut, Hutchins has streaks of red betel nut paste on her cheeks

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Betel nut; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  6. Bomtavau uses mortar and pestle to crush betel nut

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Trobriand Islanders; Betel nut
    • Format: image
  7. Smiling elderly women, teeth of the woman in foreground are stained from betel nut chewing

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Betel nut; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  8. Woman with betel nut-stained lips and tattooed arm, woven fan on her lap, rolls a cigarette

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Trobriand Islanders; Smoking; Tattooing; Betel nut
    • Format: image
  9. Smiling women wearing fiber skirt, her teeth stained red from betel nut

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Betel nut; Women
    • Format: image
  10. Mother, chewing betel nut, breastfeeds infant

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Betel nut; Women; Infants; Trobriand Islanders; Mother and child
    • Format: image
  11. 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
  12. People smoke and chew betel nut, in shade under the awning of a shelter

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Children; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Smoking; Betel nut
    • Format: image