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  1. 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
  2. Mortuary ceremony: woman carries baskets partially filled with fiber skirts and banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  3. Mortuary ceremony: woman wearing empty basket over her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Baskets
    • Format: image
  4. Mortuary ceremony: woman counts banana leaf bundles for exchange ritual

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  5. Adolescent girl is beautified, wearing armbands, large turtle shell earrings, flower garlands, and shell necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Trobriand Islanders; Courtship; Women; Teenagers; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  6. Weaving: smiling woman attaches dyed banana fibers to a cord wrapped around her foot, creating a colorful skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Clothing and dress; Weaving; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  7. Mortuary ceremony: women weave long banana fiber skirts for exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Weaving; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  8. Bomtavau flattens a pandanus leaf, preparing material for weaving

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  9. Bomtavau holds young infant, probably a grandchild

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Infants; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  10. Woman spreads pandanus leaves to dry, preparing them to be used in basket- or mat-making

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Pandanus; Women
    • Format: image
  11. Young girl looks at camera, woman in background

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Children; Trobriand Islanders; Portraits
    • Format: image
  12. 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
  13. Mortuary ceremony: women put talcum powder onto mourning woman wearing long fiber skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Body marking; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Clothing and dress; Women
    • Format: image
  14. Young women taking care of an Australian child named Butch Holland, take him on a canoe ride

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975
    • Topic: Women; Babysitting; Children; Trobriand Islanders; Canoes
    • Format: image
  15. Weaving: pregnant woman strips spines from edges of pandanus leaves

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975
    • Topic: Pandanus; Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Pregnancy
    • Format: image
  16. Smiling older woman with basket of food and bowls carried on her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Portraits; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Baskets
    • Format: image
  17. Young woman in short fiber skirt holds large basket on her head, village houses in background

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Dwellings; Clothing and dress; Women; Villages; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Canoes used for coastal transport is loaded with baskets and other items, women and children aboard

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