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The Lagavale family with all their possessions in front of their house. The family lives in a 720-square-foot tin-roofed open-air house with a detached cookhouse in Poutasi Village, Western Samoa. The Lagavales have pigs, chickens, a few calves, fruit trees and a vegetable garden. They farm, fish, and make crafts to support themselves. They also work for others locally, which helps supplement their modest needs. Published in Material World, pages 170-171.

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The Lagavale family with all their possessions in front of their house. The family lives in a 720-square-foot tin-roofed open-air house with a detached cookhouse in Poutasi Village, Western Samoa. The Lagavales have pigs, chickens, a few calves, fruit trees and a vegetable garden. They farm, fish, and make crafts to support themselves. They also work for others locally, which helps supplement their modest needs. Published in Material World, pages 170-171.