Lavalavas (tur) are piled high on a ceremonial bowl.
A total of 274 lavalavas were given by members of the initiates' familes.
Jesus Urupiy performs the rorpai paliuw "navigator bracelet" chant
for an initiate in the Weriyeng school of navigation
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