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  1. Visiting decorated participants parade in ritual finery, carrying banners of currency

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Pig ceremony; Body marking; Ceremonial exchange; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Clothing and dress; Shell money; Dance; Jewelry; Headdresses
    • Format: image
  2. Villager, perspiring and fatigued, wears feathered looped headdress with trade-bead headband, face paint and baler shell valuable

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Body marking; Jewelry; Pig ceremony; Shell money; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Portraits; Headdresses; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  3. A village leader in regalia including a headdress with feathers, a pearlshell ornament, and other shell valuables

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Body marking; Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; Weapons; Headdresses; Feathers; Pig ceremony
    • Format: image
  4. The headman at Iapi, adorned for parading, wears a large baler shell ornament, a wig adorned with marsupial fur, and red and white face paint

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Wigs; Shell money; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies; Weapons; Jewelry; Body marking
    • Format: image
  5. Smoking in the traditional and modern ways

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Shell money; Smoking; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Tobacco; Jewelry; String bags
    • Format: image
  6. Removed from an earth oven: pork, marsupial meat, cooked tubers and greens; pearlshell (center) and a few coins in Australian currency are added for gifts

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Marsupials; Pig ceremony; Pork; Cookery; Sweet potatoes; Shell money; Ceremonial exchange; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Rites and ceremonies; Yams
    • Format: image
  7. Pigs tied to stakes in preparation for killing, Australian money on pole (center) and pearlshells (r), Koiari village houses in background

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Ceremonial exchange; Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; swine; Dwellings; Pig ceremony
    • Format: image
  8. Pearlshells (smeared with red pigment) and Australian currency are prepared for ceremonial exchange, as a mission convert looks on

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Rites and ceremonies; Shell money; Pig ceremony; Headdresses; Missions; Ceremonial exchange; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  9. Participants arriving with pearlshells and Australian currency affixed to poles

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Pig ceremony; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Shell money; Ceremonial exchange; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  10. Men showing pearlshells for ceremonial exchange

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Shell money; Pig ceremony; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Ceremonial exchange; Dwellings; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  11. Men readying pearlshells and currency (money) for ceremonial distribution

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies; Ceremonial exchange; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Pig ceremony; Shell money
    • Format: image
  12. Men in full regalia parade with their pearlshells and baler shell valuables, prior to a ceremony

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Body marking; Clothing and dress; Rites and ceremonies; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Dance; Shell money; Pig ceremony; Headdresses
    • Format: image
  13. Men and women decorated for ceremonial occasion

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Jewelry; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Headdresses; Rites and ceremonies; Body marking; Shell money; Wigs
    • Format: image
  14. Man with elaborately painted face and wig with marsupial fur, wearing a specially fine baler shell for a ceremony

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Body marking; Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; Wigs; Jewelry; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Pig ceremony
    • Format: image
  15. Man decorated for pig festival, wears nassa shells and a baler shell ornament, headband with bandanna, trade beads, cockatoo feathers, and marsupial fur

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Jewelry; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Rites and ceremonies; Pig ceremony; Shell money; Clothing and dress; Portraits
    • Format: image
  16. Man at exchange ceremony, earth ovens and food display in background

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Pig ceremony; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Cookery; Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  17. Holding an especially fine pearlshell to glint in the sun, man wears woven armbands and pearlshell pendant

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Shell money; Ceremonial exchange; Jewelry; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people)
    • Format: image
  18. Holding a fine pearlshell with a looped red strap, man holding it wears a broad cane belt

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Jewelry; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Ceremonial exchange; Shell money
    • Format: image
  19. Heating stones for earth ovens, large piles of food and banner of kina (pearlshell) valuables, men (l) wear ritual finery including baler shell pectorals

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Shell money; Cookery; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Ceremonial exchange; Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  20. Exchange leaders arriving, wearing shell valuables, face and body paint, red headdresses and loincloths, carrying bows and arrows

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Weapons; Clothing and dress; Jewelry; Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies; Body marking; Shell money; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Headdresses
    • Format: image