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Jemimah Widdicombe is an Australian writer and anthropologist. Currently based in the tribe of Nessapoué, New Caledonia, her work focuses on Francophone cultures, visuality and travel. Her non-fiction has appeared in Meanjin and the Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. / T: @jem_widdicombe / I: @of_theislands

Day of the (Living) Dead

Anthropologist Jemimah Widdicombe explores the complexities in New Caledonia’s Fête des Morts, where a relationship with the deceased is an important part of living.