This seemingly simple feather roll actually required a significant amount of work to create, making them a worthy method of payment in its original culture.
Written by Demi Fenicle
Voiced by Courtney Martin
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.
Music used in this episode:
Written and performed by Emanuel Sale
Original air date: Apr. 5, 2018
Unidentified Artist, Pacific (Melanesian, Solomon Islands, Santa Cruz Islands) – Feather Currency Roll (Tevau) – before 1976 – Photo by Steve Talley