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Postcards From the Trobriand Islands

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POSTCARDS FROM 
THE TROBRIAND ISLANDS 2

The following images from the Trobriand Islands were taken during the period 1914 to 1918 and represent a rare and unique opportunity to view the lifestyle of the people of these remote and fascinating islands at this time.

Location map of the Trobriand Islands.

The Inuvayla'u dance.

Usikela bananas in Kaulagu.

A ceremonial dancing demonstration.

The singers and dancers of Kwaybwaga.

Trobriand Islands dancers.

Lagoon.

Mother and child.

Father and child.

Eating taro.

Preparing for the dance.

Trobriand Islands dance shield.

Ready for the final dance.

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