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Ethnographic Scenes, Set I

Government road bridge washed away - Nebilyer Valley, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, January, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive)  Men holding down pig for sacrifice - Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Communal work on house-building - Mbukl, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Pig sacrifice, pig being clubbed - Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 – (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Woman plastering mud on pig for moka – Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Two men carrying bundles of pearl shells for moka – Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Men repairing pearl shell mounts in preparation for moka –  Kawelka, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Ongka-Kaepa scraping pearl shell for repair – Kawelka group, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Feather plaque head-dresses mounted on banana stock, worn at moka – Kawelka, Hagen, PNG, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Pearl shells laid out for moka display – Kin Pup (place), Minembi Yelipi group, Hagen, PNG, 1964 – (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Live pigs tethered on rainy day at ceremonial ground for moka – Minembi Papeke group, Hagen, PNG, 1964 (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Male dancer at moka with hornbill beak and pig tusk decoration on back – Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Carving pork for a festival – Ogelbeng (place), Elti group, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Ritual house for Spirit Stone performance – Nebilyer Valley, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1964 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Sacrificial earth oven lined with moss and ritual markers of Male Spirit  – Nebilyer Valley, Epokla-Eilya group, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Sacred tub of cordyline plants (pokla mbo) at head of ceremonial ground – Nebilyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Shrine to spirit of dead mother – settlement of the leader Ulka Ukl, Nebilyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Nut pandanus tree with platform against rats -  during field visit to Nebilyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Young male dancers at moka with marsupial fur head-dresses – Tomba, Western Highlands, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Decorated women dancers with pearl shells mounted on their backs, Male Spirit performance – Epokla-Eilya, Nebilyer Valley, PNG, 1965  - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Live pigs (kng elyip) strung on post, to be transported – Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Celebrants at Female Spirit performance crawl into the sacred house, passing by earth-ovens topped with forest moss - Baiyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 Celebrants at Female Spirit performance, looking into the sacred house – Baiyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive)  Man spraying ginger onto packs of greens and meat at sacred cooking for the Spirit – Baiyer Valley, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Girl with her small nephew at house-building – Kupi (person), Kawelka group, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Leader making speech to plan a moka – Rumba (person), Kawelka group, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Senior man in his house-yard – Akel (person), Kawelka group, Hagen, Papua New Guinea, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Leader with long moka stick ornament, at display of pigs for moka –  Tipuka group, Hagen, PNG, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Men with whole singed pigs, wearing nassa headbands and baler shells on chest – Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart and A.J. Strathern Archive) Visitors at large pig-kill occasion, one man with alipo top-hat and baler shell – Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Distribution of pork at pig-kill – Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Women loaded up with pork in netbags for carrying home from pig-kill – Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1965 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Skull-house with swordgrass thatch roof, mounted on post – at Pulupari and Epapini, near Iaro River, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Skull-house with bast roof, notches on front board, two skulls visible – at Pulupari and Epapini, across the Iaro River, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Medical Orderly, wife, and child, in front of their clinic – Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Woman with child, piglet, netbag, and stick – Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Digging a hole in clay ground for a latrine – Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Men fashioning a small coffin for child – Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Coffin for small child, prepared, lined with sheet – Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967, (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Closing the coffin for a dead child prior to burial –  Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Man with small son, scraping at a boar’s tusk ornament – Tunda village, Pangia, Papua New Guinea, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Youth with cowrie necklace scraping a baler shell edge with small stone burin – Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Man, with head-net, nassa headband and pearl shell pendant, using stone awl to bore a conus shell –  Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Government field officer (Kiap), holds village meeting – Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J.Strathern Archive) Newly married girl with netbag full of pearl shells and two more special shells with woven handles, to carry to her village - Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Women rolling up pandanus leaves for making sleeping mats – Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive) Tree marsupial, brought as ceremonial meat gift for marriage fertility – Tunda village, Pangia, PNG, 1967 - (© P.J. Stewart & A.J. Strathern Archive)

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