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  1. Folofo'u bespells plants for langwalee'ai magic, associated with the return of a mother and newborn infant from the childbrith and menstrual hut areas.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Landscape--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  2. Folofo'u bespells the plant material for langwalee'ai magic.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Landscape--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  3. Mother coming up from birth area to menstrual area, as part of post-birth desacralization. Her kwai'okoa'i childbirth attendant is in the lead with the infant.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Missionaries--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  4. The kwai'okoa'i birth helper and baby sit with Lamana of nearby Maaburu.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  5. Folofo'u bespells the plant material for langwalee'ai magic.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Landscape--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Magic--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  6. Mother coming up from birth area to menstrual area. Her kwai'okoa'i helper is in the lead with the infant.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Infants--Solomon Islands; Menstruation--Social aspects--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  7. The kwai'okoa'i birth helper and baby sit with Lamana of nearby Maaburu.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Infants--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  8. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  9. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Infants--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  10. Folofo'u bespells plants for langwalee'ai magic, associated with the return of a mother and newborn infant from the childbrith and menstrual hut areas.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Landscape--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  11. Nanaua back from the birth area.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  12. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  13. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Magic--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  14. A childbirth attendant sprinkles wood shavings to purify her first entry to the father's house.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  15. Folofo'u bespells wood shavings to purify entry of a newborn grandson into the clearing.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Landscape--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Gardening--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  16. Folofo'u bespells the plant material for langwalee'ai magic.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Gardening--Solomon Islands; Landscape--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Magic--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  17. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Women--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  18. Folofo'u bespells plants for langwalee'ai magic, associated with the return of a mother and newborn infant from the childbrith and menstrual hut areas.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Landscape--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  19. Folofo'u bespells plants for langwalee'ai magic, associated with the return of a mother and newborn infant from the childbrith and menstrual hut areas.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Landscape--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  20. A kwai'okoa'i birth helper climbs with the new infant to the Uka'oi clearing for the first time.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: August 1979
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Magic--Solomon Islands; Birth customs--Solomon Islands; Infants--Solomon Islands; Traditional medicine--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image