27 body parts

A child's display of Oksapmin's 27-body part counting system. 

Display of the Oksapmin body part counting system

A traditional man displaying body part positions in the Oksapmin 27-body part counting system

Mackeral Trade Store

This video captures part of a purchase of tinned fish at the Baptist mission trade store in Tekin in 1978. The customers are making successive requests and payments of the fish.


Man in 1978 displaying the ending of a count showing fu gon a! (with fist), a completion of all of the body parts.