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Mortuary feast (sagali), ritual exchange: at final stage (lisaladabu) women trade banana leaf bundles (nununiga) and long fiber skirts (sepwana), some mourning women covered with talcum powder. This sagali took place on the central plaza "bukubaku" of Tukwaukwa village. Digital Library Development Program, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (http://libraries.ucsd.edu/about/digital-library/) Private collection of E. Hutchins, Sleeve 18, Slide 5
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Trobriand Islanders Mourning customs Women Ceremonial exchange Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea) Milne Bay Province (Papua New Guinea)
Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea) Milne Bay Province (Papua New Guinea)