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Title
The Yale Indo-Pacific collection 006129
Ceremony to escort mice to the sea
Work Type
color photographs
Date
May 13, 2001
Location
Honi Hama, Adonara, Indonesia
Description
Men in Honi Hama, Adonara, Indonesiawaiting in the clan temple, lango beleq, of Kuro Uma (or Kuyo Uma, "Crab Hole") clan, to go to the ceremony to escort the mice to the sea, dopĕ keromĕ. This rarely performed ceremony was occasioned by a plague of mice in the fields. Two mice, one male and the other female, representing all of the mice, are sent floating out to sea and told not to come back.
Repository
Yale University Art Gallery
ID Number
2000_01-19-13
Digital Collection
The Yale Indo-Pacific collection
Notes
Original format and photographic equipment: Slide. Nikon EM. Roll 19, Frame 13. May 13, 2001
Keywords
people
ceremony
ritual
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