A visitor has fun donning decorations of feathers, tambu (shell money), and shell necklaces

P1110603 Visitor with tambu, shell moneya

Friendly visitors and friendly residents in the Duke of York Islands knew how to treat each other - get right into it! This lady is sporting a traditional feather headdress, a strand of "tambu" (traditional shell money; still in active use today in the isalnds), and shell necklaces made from shells islanders collect on the local reefs. P1110603


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