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  1. 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
  2. Adolescent girls with face and body paint, pearlshell pendants and other finery, ready for their dance

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Body marking; Jewelry; Dance; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Shell money; Teenagers; Rites and ceremonies; Pig ceremony
    • Format: image
  3. An aging village leader, skin blackened with soot and oil and decorated for ceremonial parading

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Body marking; Clothing and dress; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Headdresses; Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; Pig ceremony
    • Format: image
  4. Dancer during a ceremonial gathering, in regalia, including headdress with feathers, nassa and kina shell valuables, and face paint

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Dance; Body marking; Jewelry; Headdresses; Weapons; Shell money; Pig ceremony; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  5. Decorated man holding a shell for its recipient, pigs tethered in background, men wear ritual finery including feathered headdresses

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); swine; Ceremonial exchange; Shell money; Headdresses; Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  6. Decorated man holds up pearlshells and other valuables for ceremonial exchange

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Headdresses; Jewelry; Shell money; Ceremonial exchange; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Body marking; Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies
    • Format: image
  7. Decorated man, dressed for a ceremonial parade and display, wears headdress with cassowary feathers and a large baler shell

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Headdresses; Shell money; Body marking; Pig ceremony; Rites and ceremonies; Clothing and dress; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people)
    • Format: image
  8. Decorated men displaying pearlshells to be exchanged in Koiari village; shells are carried in a large netbag

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Pig ceremony; Ceremonial exchange; Shell money; String bags; Rites and ceremonies; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people)
    • Format: image
  9. Decorated men from Koiari village, wearing headdresses, body and face paint, baler shell ornaments, and other finery

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Shell money; Rites and ceremonies; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Dance; Clothing and dress; Pig ceremony; Body marking
    • Format: image
  10. Earth ovens being prepared, shelter for visiting participants in background, decorated men wear headdresses and baler shell valuables

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Dwellings; Body marking; Pig ceremony; Ceremonial exchange; Shell money; Jewelry; Rites and ceremonies; Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Cookery
    • Format: image
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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