No one ever comes home from the garden empty-handed
4:00 The children have joined their parents and on their way back, they pass through the garden, gathering the fallen coconuts, which Terewati puts into a bag and carries home. Terewati does not know how much land he has in the five dispersed family gardens. Traditionally, the kin group owns the land. Registration of the land according to individual ownership began under colonial rule, but Terewati, like most I-Kiribati, does not consider it very important.
No one ever comes home from the garden empty-handed. The children pick up dry branches for firewood.