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Pieces of pork being laid out in row on leaf for ribanga desacralization ritual

 

Scenes in hamlet, woman with two children

 

Scenes in hamlet, woman with two children

 

Taro planted beside a new men's house

 

Scenes in hamlet, woman with two children

Box 37, Folder 12

Roll #11 1963-1989

 

Man beating on a log as if he were playing an `o`o slitgong

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Woman carrying large racks of bamboo for use in cooking

 

Playing with kofu shell money

 

Playing with kofu shell money

 

Two men trim a log with an axe for building gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Man ties red cane obi on another man's wrist prior to a feast they are going to give

 

Woman carrying large racks of bamboo for use in cooking

 

Women carrying large racks of bamboo for use in cooking

 

A man measuring a lousu`u of newly-made kofu, standard shell money denomination

 

Man ties red cane obi on another man's wrist prior to a feast they are going to give

 

Men eating pork after a purificatory sacrifice

 

Playing with kofu shell money

 

Alefo performing cure on young girl

 

Men present shell valuables from the gwelagwela

 

Men present shell valuables from the gwelagwela

 

Men present shell valuables from the gwelagwela

 

Alefo of `Ai`eda bespelling cordyline leaves for the gwelagwela platform magic for the mortuary feast

 

Man beating on a log as if he were playing an `o`o slitgong

 

Boy on the platform

 

Boy on the platform

 

Building a gwelagwela platform for a mortuary feast

 

Playing with kofu shell money

 

Alefo bespells a bundle of cordyline to ward off malevolent spirits from a feast

 

Alefo of `Ai`eda bespelling cordyline leaves for the gwelagwela platform magic for the mortuary feast

 

Alefo bespelling material in curled leaf, which probably contains pulverized barks or other materials used for curing

 

Tying coconut to feasting platform

Box 37, Folder 13

Roll #12 1963-1989

 

Fa`ani, one of `Elota's younger daughters, with plaited wall behind

 

Fa`ani, one of `Elota's younger daughters, with plaited wall behind

 

Boy throwing spear

 

`Eleabata fencing tobacco lot of his own

 

`Eleabata fencing tobacco lot of his own

 

Seda, eldest son of Folofo`u and Boori`au, of Uka`oi, with swollen eye

 

Gwagwani`ulou hamlet

 

Seda, eldest son of Folofo`u and Boori`au, of Uka`oi, with swollen eye

 

Boy throwing spear

 

Fa`ani, one of `Elota's younger daughters, with plaited wall behind

 

Ngarinaasuru night time experience

 

Ngarinaasuru night time experience

 

Seda, eldest son of Folofo`u and Boori`au, of Uka`oi, with swollen eye and ukulele

 

Woman wearing a cross, cooking and scraping taro on fire at Ngarinaasuru, above Sinalagu

 

Woman wearing a cross, cooking and scraping taro on fire at Ngarinaasuru, above Sinalagu

 

Ngarinaasuru night time experience

 

Woman wearing a cross, cooking and scraping taro on fire at Ngarinaasuru, above Sinalagu

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

House at Gwagwani`ulou

 

Woman carrying firewood at Gwagwani`ulou

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

Bird net trap (`abe) in trees manned by Bui`a

 

House at Gwagwani`ulou

 

Children in clearing at Gwagwani`ulou hamlet. Child on left has toy bow

 

Woman wearing a cross, cooking and scraping taro on fire at Ngarinaasuru, above Sinalagu

 

Children in clearing at Gwagwani`ulou hamlet

 

Boy throwing spear

 

Children in clearing at Gwagwani`ulou hamlet. Child on left has toy bow

 

`Eleabata fencing tobacco lot of his own

Box 37, Folder 14

Roll #13 1963-1989

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Kwaa`ala and Basuka wrapping up the pudding

 

Kwaa`ala and Basuka wrapping up the pudding

 

Preparing the bed for leaf oven

 

Carrying the pudding to the oven

 

Kwaa`ala (and Basuka) spread out pudding dough with shells wrapped in leaf

 

Kwaa`ala (and Basuka) spread out pudding dough with shells wrapped in leaf

 

Kwaa`ala putting the coconut cream on the dough

 

Kwaa`ala putting the coconut cream on the dough

 

U`udifaka pounding taro dough

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

U`udifaka pounding taro dough

 

`Uutaageni scraping taro to use in making pudding

 

`Uutaageni scraping taro to use in making pudding

 

`Uutaageni scraping taro to use in making pudding

 

Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container

 

Nene`au So`ogeni making lalefui`olanga string figures

 

Nene`au So`ogeni making lalefui`olanga string figures

 

Nene`au So`ogeni making lalefui`olanga string figures

 

U`udifaka mashing the taro in a daoko pudding bowl

 

Kwaa`ala (and Basuka) spread out pudding dough with shells wrapped in leaf

 

Falui`a scrapes taro to make pudding

 

Women scraping taro for pudding. Farui`a on right

 

Men preparing leaf oven for the pudding

 

Men preparing leaf oven for the pudding

 

U`udifaka mashing the taro in a daoko pudding bowl

 

Woman, man and child and man making a leaf oven

 

Nene`au So`ogeni making lalefui`olanga string figures

 

Nene`au So`ogeni making lalefui`olanga string figures

 

Child getting coal burning for pipe, leaf oven cooking in background

 

Woman, man and child and man making a leaf oven

 

Men preparing leaf oven for the pudding

Box 37, Folder 15

Roll #14 1963-1989

 

Kaakale and his grandson Ote`agu

 

Sango dancers preparing to enter the dance ground; they begin with a song

 

Kaakale and his grandson Ote`agu

 

Panpipers for sango dancing

 

Making the taro and coconut puddings on platform near the sango dance ground

 

Sango dancing by `Ai`eda people

 

Sango dancing by `Ai`eda people

 

Spectators watching sango dancing. Pipers to the right

 

Dance practicing at Laloe`efou, man with unpainted taba dance stick for sango dancing

 

`Iika chipping edges off of coneshells with a knife, one step in making kofu shell money beads, at Fanuaba`ita

 

`Iika chipping edges off of coneshells with a knife, one step in making kofu shell money beads, at Fanuaba`ita

 

Kwale`i feeds pigs

 

View of clouds at Foutoru, with Mt. Ilegwari in the background

 

Dancers enter the furi`isango dance ground. Bald man directing them on far right is Alefo

 

Women entering sango dance ground area for dauweewela part of ritual

 

Girls of a kin group wearing pubic aprons as though they were married, ritually hold 'weewela'a sprouting coconut (out of view), symbolizing the kin group looking after its ancestral skulls as a mother looks after her child

 

Batalamo puts bata together to pay a debt. Men with shell money at Furii`au III

 

Fulabata (Batalamo's wife) and child, getting tobacco from bag

 

Lean-to temporary shelter for sick Taaboni

 

Double exposure inside smoky house

 

Fulabata (Batalamo's wife) and child, getting tobacco from bag

 

Young boys playing spear game

 

Maa`uri carrying piece of `ea fernwood to feed to pigs

 

Two boys, one practicing sango dancing at Laloe`efou

 

Boys dividing betel (areca) nuts at Foutoru

 

Boys dividing betel (areca) nuts at Foutoru

 

Girls of a kin group wearing pubic aprons as though they were married, ritually hold 'weewela'a sprouting coconut (out of view), symbolizing the kin group looking after its ancestral skulls as a mother looks after her child

 

Alefo's house with Maalongo's in the distance (his wife's brother)

 

Boys dividing betel (areca) nuts at Foutoru

 

Making the taro and coconut puddings on platform near the sango dance ground

 

`Iika's daughter leaning on house

 

Sango dancers prepare to enter the dance ground

 

View of clouds at Foutoru, with Mt. Ilegwari in the background

 

Women eating sweet potato, at Fanuaba`ita

 

Three men eating taro: Lea`aniamae, Giri`au, Taanga

 

Women plaiting wa`i bags around fire while cooking bamboos

Box 37, Folder 16

Roll #15 1963-1989

 
 

Woman sweeping clearing with fern leaves onto bark dustpan for disposal

 

`Elota and banana tree protected from pigs by fence

 

Compensation demands. Stylized confrontational fighting stance

 

Spears thrown into epithetic growth, `ido, by kids

 

Compensation demands. Stylized confrontational fighting stance

 

Moruka with thatch panels stacked for housebuilding

 

Compensation demands. Stylized confrontational fighting stance

 
 

Women outside house

 

Pigs staked out for feast

 

Woman sweeping clearing with fern leaves onto bark dustpan for disposal

 

Bui`a presses demand for compensation

 

Spectators at the compensation

 

Woman sweeping clearing with fern leaves onto bark dustpan for disposal. Woman in center is Moruka

 

Women filling water bamboos

 

Women filling water bamboos

 

`Elota. Stakes are a pig pen with door into another pen within house

 

Angry confrontation

Box 37, Folder 17

Roll #16 1963-1989

 

`U`udifaka trims fernwood posts for house posts

 

`U`udifaka sitting on log with gardens in background, at Fouoge

 

`U`udifaka trims fernwood posts for house posts

 

`U`udifaka trims fernwood posts for house posts

 

Child with pig with cord around leg

 

`U`udifaka trims fernwood posts for house posts

 

`U`udifaka trims fernwood posts for house posts

 

Bataafuna (and Bataafuna Sika`u) putting layered leaves on roof of new house and binding it down with bamboo

 

Bataafuna (and Bataafuna Sika`u) putting layered leaves on roof of new house and binding it down with bamboo

 

Bataafuna (and Bataafuna Sika`u) putting layered leaves on roof of new house and binding it down with bamboo

 

Child with pig with cord around leg

 

Woman lifting and tump lining an enormous and heavy load of bark

 

Woman lifting and tump lining an enormous and heavy load of bark

 

Woman lifting and tump lining the enormous load of wood, probably less than 200 pounds, but still very heavy

 
 

Woman lifting and tump lining an enormous and heavy load of bark

 
Box 37, Folder 18

Roll #17 1963-1989

 

Children working in garden

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

 

`Elota's younger son Ngadaaga`e plants stakes for a garden fence

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

 

Fa`ani, `Elota's daughter, with axe in garden

 

Fenced gardening

 

Fa`ani, `Elota's daughter, with axe in garden

 

Burning new gardens above Sinalagu Harbour

 

Burning new gardens above Sinalagu Harbour

 

Burning new gardens above Sinalagu Harbour

 

Burning new gardens above Sinalagu Harbour

 

View of garden with northern end of Sinalagu Harbour from about 2000' above on trail from Ga`enaafou to Ngarinaasuru

 

Fa`ani by anti-pig fence of new hamlet

 

Garden, fence behind

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

 

Maefanaomea, `Elota's older son, by new garden

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

 

Maefanaomea, `Elota's older son, by new garden

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

 

View of garden

 

Ngadaaba`e, `Elota's younger son, working in garden

Box 37, Folder 19

Roll #18 1963-1989

 

Man and boy in new garden, behind a bamboo fence

 

Elota in front of rack for drying

 

Burning the new garden

 

Woman with new garden fence behind

 

Night at a mortuary feast

 

Night at a mortuary feast

 

Taro growing, with fence that was put around it to protect from pigs

 

Strong new garden fence

 

Woman by trench cut into ground by garden

 

Presenting shell money valuables at a mortuary feast, early in the morning

 

People looking at garden of tobacco

 

Night at a mortuary feast

 

Woman by trench cut into ground by garden

 

Man and boy in new garden

 

Presenting shell money valuables at a mortuary feast, early in the morning

 

Woman by trench cut into ground by garden

 

Night at a mortuary feast

 

Very nice new house with decorative riferife plaiting on front

 

Sinalagu Harbour coastal slopes on way back to Ngarinaasuru

 

Night at a mortuary feast

 

Man shattering bamboo for housemaking

 

Woman by a new garden fence

Box 37, Folder 20

Roll #19 1963-1989

 

Woman carrying bamboos of water

 

Woman plaiting wa`i bag from mamalarula bark

 

Man working in garden

 

Man working in garden

 

`Elota lights his pipe

 

Woman carrying tubers and water tube back from garden

 

Tough old Bataafuna, in traditional male attire, brings plantains home for dinner

 

Man working in garden

 

Man working in garden

 

Girl by stump

 

Young man plays sukukwaakwaa bundled bamboo flute

 

People entering clearing with shell money strings on sticks

 

People entering clearing with shell money strings on sticks

 

Woman carrying tubers and water tube back from garden

 

Old woman caarrying large load of firewood

 

Man hangs up shell money for a feast

 

Shell valuables hung up for a feast

 

Money on display, probably for a wa`i opening brideprice payment

 

Man untying rolled shell money valuable from display pole

 

New garden with newly planted taro plants

 

Money on display, probably for a wa`i opening brideprice payment

 

Woman and young girl

Box 37, Folder 21

Roll #20 1963-1989

 

Ai`efunu's body, wrapped in bark, in front of the tau; those who have prepared the body for burial stand by

 

Divination to find the successor to Ai`efunu, and the one who will aru niu

 

Ri`imalefo divination, continued

 

Warriors in traditional regalia

 

Warriors in traditional regalia

 

Cooking the sacrificial pig, `Oloburi feast

 

Decorated boats greet the Bishop of Malaita at Lau Lagoon

 

Warriors in traditional regalia

 

Warriors in traditional regalia

 

Decorated boats greet the Bishop of Malaita at Lau Lagoon

 

Decorated boats greet the Bishop of Malaita at Lau Lagoon

 

Taaboo and Batalamo's oldest son take the body of Ai`efunu to A`esuala ba`e shrine for burial

 

Fei`a, her daughter, and Larikeni's daughters chat while the body is being buried at the shrine

 

Gutting the pig

 

Singeing off pig hair

 

Preparing the side of pork

 

Woman bringing leaves for making the leaf oven

 

Display of wealth, 160 goi`ola, and customary artifacts

 

Display of wealth, 160 goi`ola, and customary artifacts

 

Srangling a pig by stepping on its throat for feast in `Oloburi

 

Display of wealth, 160 goi`ola, and customary artifacts

Box 38, Folder 1

Roll #21 1964 May

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Conversations with ancestors

 

Kwa`iesui and `Akwatoloa carry Gooboo's body to the grave

 

Burial of corpse Gooboo, priest of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse Gooboo, priest of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Conversations with ancestors

 

Conversations with ancestors

 

Conversations with ancestors

 

Conversations with ancestors

 

Coconut pudding

 

Children playing with small spears

 

Addressing spirits before burial

 

Person standing by small fenced area

 

Children playing with small spears

 

Graveside preparations for burial

 

Older man shaving with clam shell, while holding a mirror

 

Graveside preparations for burial

 

Joe Bono, son of Gooboo, the dead priest

 

Burial of corpse Gooboo, priest of Ga`enaafou

 

Joe Bono, son of Gooboo, the dead priest

 

Kwa`iesui and `Akwatoloa carry Gooboo's body to the grave

 

Kwa`iesui and `Akwatoloa carry Gooboo's body to the grave

 

Graveside preparations for burial

 

Graveside preparations for burial

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Bark-wrapped body of the old Ga`enaafou priest is lowered into a grave dug in a shrine

 

Joe Bono, son of Gooboo, the dead priest

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

 

Burial of corpse of the priest Gooboo, of Ga`enaafou

Box 38, Folder 2

Roll #22 1963-1989

 

Butchering pig, pork being spread out on leaves

 

Smothering a pig in o`oba lean-to

 

Pork cooking at feast at night

 

Woman carrying a bag

 

Smothering a pig in o`oba lean-to

 

Larikeni bespelling leaves

 

Smothering a pig in o`oba lean-to

 

New bark wrapper containing skull, in shrine

 

Larikeni bespelling leaves

 

Larikeni with another man

 

Singeing a pig in a shrine

 

Woman carrying a bag

 

Smothering pig in shrine

Box 38, Folder 3

Roll #23 1963-1989

 

Taking apart a leaf oven

 

Taking apart a leaf oven

 

Lakenoniwane for the death of Ga`enaafou priest Gooboo is carved

 

Man standing by new house under uncompleted ele section

 

Lakenoniwane for the death of Ga`enaafou priest Gooboo is carved

 

Bono cuts gwasu pudding for women

 

Ribanga desacralizaton spitting on congregation by priest Joe Bono

 

Cutting up pork

 

Bono chews betel in preparation for ribanga ni geni, women's ribanga

 

Bono does ribanga ni geni, women's ribanga

 

Senior Ga`enaafou woman undergoes ribanga at fa`asafina rite after death of the priest Gooboo

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

 

Lakenoniwane for the death of Ga`enaafou priest Gooboo is carved

 

Lakenoniwane for the death of Ga`enaafou priest Gooboo is carved

 

Ritual washing as preparation for ribanga in desacralization ritual connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Men eating gwasu taro and coconut pudding

 

Bono does ribanga nigeni, women's ribanga

 

Men eating gwasu taro and coconut pudding

 

Men eating gwasu taro and coconut pudding

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

 

Bono cuts gwasu pudding for women

 

Unwrapping pudding to be eaten as part of desacralization connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Man bespelling packet

 

Man carrying a taro pudding for fa`asafinga desacralization ritual connected with mourning for recent death

 

Women' s priest `Bono ritually washes the men who will undergo ribanga in desacralization after the death of Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Ritual washing as preparation for ribanga in desacralization ritual connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Unwrapping pudding to be eaten as part of desacralization connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Unwrapping pudding to be eaten as part of desacralization connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Unwrapping pudding to be eaten as part of desacralization connected with end of mourning for deceased Gooboo, the Ga`enaafou priest

 

Bono cuts gwasu pudding for women

 

Women gathered for ribanga watching priest Bono cut gwasu taro and coconut pudding

 

Priest chews betel before performing a sacramental rite for women's descent group

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

 

Ribanga desacralizaton spitting on congregation by priest Joe Bono

 

Unwrapping and eating the gwasu taro and coconut pudding, as part of desacralization ritual connected with mourning

Box 38, Folder 4

Roll #24 1979

 

Moruka, daughter of `Elota, and Aru`a in Keesing's house

 

Seda Sika`u and Dedei`a with arrows

 

Woman with jewelry and ornaments

 

Woman with jewelry and ornaments

 

Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Priest Geleniu of Ga`enaafou by his men's house

 

Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Closeup of plaiting

 

Shelley Schreiner learning plaiting from Moruka, daughter of `Elota

 

Priest Geleniu of Ga`enaafou by his men's house

 

Priest Geleniu of Ga`enaafou by his men's house

 

Dog with puppies

 

Dog with puppies

 

Seda Sika`u and Dedei`a with arrows

 

Seda Sika`u and Dedei`a with arrows

 

Closeup of Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Closeup of Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Woman with jewelry and ornaments

 

Closeup of Moruka of Ga`enaafou,`Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Closeup of Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag in Keesing's house

 

Closeup of Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Moruka of Ga`enaafou, `Elota's daughter, plaiting a bag

 

Priest Geleniu of Ga`enaafou by his men's house

 

`Oiru`a of Fanuariri with jewelry and ornaments

 

Priest Geleniu of Ga`enaafou by his men's house

 

`Oiru`a of Fanuariri with jewelry and ornaments

 

`Oiru`a of Fanuariri with jewelry and ornaments

 

Woman with jewelry and ornaments

 

`Oiru`a of Fanuariri with jewelry and ornaments

 

`Oiru`a of Fanuariri with jewelry and ornaments

Box 38, Folder 5

Roll #25 1963-1989

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Men at same feast

 

Closeup of men at a feast

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Joe Bono gives instructions

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

 
 
 
 

Crowd of people

 

Kwailoboo, Ru`uboo to his right

 

Kwailoboo, Ru`uboo to his right

 

Crowd at the gathering

 

Fe`oka, Batalamo's son, puts pudding on platform

 

People at the gathering

 

People at the gathering

 

Fa`aoria, wife of Kwailoboo, in foreground

 

Folofo`u's dog

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu. Kwaio rarely set up platforms for food like this

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu. Kwaio rarely set up platforms for food like this

 

People at the gathering

 
 

Funaa, daughter of `Elota, and two children

 

Folofo`u's dog

 

Women bringing gwasu taro and coconut pudding

 

Fe`oka, man with patterned shirt is Basilamo, Batalamo's brother, and man with comb in hair and t-shirt is Asuabe`u

 

Fe`oka, man with patterned shirt is Basilamo, Batalamo's brother, and man with comb in hair and t-shirt is Asuabe`u

 

People at the gathering

 

Women gathering for a feast, probably a di'iriu

Box 38, Folder 6

Roll #26 1963-1989

 

Children playing

 

Woman wrapping something in leaves, possibly a piece of uncooked pork.   

 

Cutting up pork

 

Taro to be planted, probably gathered wild

 

Three children eating ngari nuts, cannarium almonds

 

Three children eating ngari nuts, cannarium almonds

 

Three children eating ngari nuts, cannarium almonds

 

Cutting up pork

 

Woman wrapping something in leaves, possibly a piece of uncooked pork.   

 

Tariko lorikeet hooked up to pole by house

 

Taro to be planted, probably gathered wild

 

Cutting up pork

 

Old woman with bags

 

Young man with shell money and dolphin teeth necklace. 

 

Portrait of boy with shell money and dolphin teeth necklace.   

 

Portrait of boy with shell money and dolphin teeth necklace.   

 

Portrait of man in t-shirt working with kofu shell money

 

Portrait of man in t-shirt working with kofu shell money

 

Old woman with bags

 

Portrait of man

 

Two men conversing

 

Cutting up pork

 

Portrait of man

 

Woman nursing baby outside house

 

Cutting up pork

 

Younger woman, portrait. 

 

Woman cleaning her pipe. 

 

Portrait of older woman, with homemade pipe. 

 

Pregnant woman. 

 

Older woman with bag, pork in the bag.  

 

Portrait of older woman, with homemade pipe. 

 

Woman holding child

 

Woman holding child

 

Cutting up pork

 

Cutting up pork

Box 38, Folder 7

Roll #27 1963-1989

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Woman giving money to Joe Bono

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Islands in Uru and Kwaio Harbours, Malaita

 

Islands in Uru and Kwaio Harbours, Malaita

 

Islands in Uru and Kwaio Harbours, Malaita

 

Islands in Uru and Kwaio Harbours, Malaita

 

Woman and child

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Woman and child

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Feast scene

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Portrait of man

 

Portrait of man

 

Boys up in `abe bird trap

 

Islands in Uru and Kwaio Harbours, Malaita

 

Kwai Island, in Uru Harbour, Malaita

 

Manutoba of `Oloburi

 

Manutoba of `Oloburi

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Woman giving money to Joe Bono

 

Woman giving money to Joe Bono

 

Weather magic for a mortuary feast

 

Women preparing shell money strings

 

Boys up in `abe bird trap

 

Manutoba of `Oloburi

Box 35, Folder 8

Roll #28 1963-1989

 

Women by platform

 

People around platform

 

Batalamo and Boofanalamo, left to right

 

People at the event

 

Men by platforms with food on them

 

Crowd scene

 

Crowd scene

 

People at feast, Moruka on far left, Winitaemu on far right

 

Woman puts birds on platform

 

Basiitau of Furi`ilae

 

Basiitau of Furi`ilae

 

People at event

 

Women at event

 

Bono making speech by platform

 

Bono making speech by platform

 

Food and betel nuts on platform

 

Cooked birds placed on platform

 

Kwailoboo and wife Fa`aoria

 

People at event

 

Fuufu`e, oldest son of Basiitau

 

People at event

 

Woman puts birds on platform

 

Women by platform

 

People at the event

 

People at the event

 

People at the event

 

People at the event

 

Bono making speech by platform

 

People at the event

 

Bono making speech by platform

 

Bono making speech by platform

 

Men by platform; overweight man is Boofanalamo

 

Boofanalamo, Batalamo's brother, talking to Ru`uboo on his right

 

Kwailoboo, with hat

 

Men by platforms with food on them

Box 38, Folder 9

Roll #29 1979 July-August

 

Seda, also Kuki, and Saafa with fish packets of Uka`oi, streaked at end

 

Boori`au, woman, and little girl Saafa

 

Unknown woman and Folofo`u of Uka`oi

 

Larikeni of Fanuariri

 

Folofo`u of Uka`oi

 

Woman loading up fish packets

 

Folofo`u performing divination with cordyline leaves

 

Woman loading up fish packets

 

Aru`a on left, and Folofo`u at Uka`oi

 

Aru`a on left, and Folofo`u at Uka`oi

 

Aru`a on left, and Folofo`u at Uka`oi. Aru`a is daughter of Folofo`u's brother. She is married to Dooka, son of Larikeni

 

Arugeni of Tofu

 

Boori`au taking back from woman; seated is Folofo`u's wife, and Folofo`u standing behind

 

Arugeni of Tofu

 

Folofo`u, Boori`au and fish packets

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

 

Folofo`u performing divination with cordyline leaves

 

Folofo`u performing divination with cordyline leaves

 

Folofo`u holds knotted divining leaves as he and his wife Boori`au ponder possible causes of a grandchild's illness

 

Aru`a on left, and Folofo`u at Uka`oi

 

Aru`a on left, and Folofo`u at Uka`oi

 

Tagii`au of Saua

 

Tagii`au of Saua

 

Tagii`au of Saua

 

Arugeni of Tofu

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

 

Tagii`au of Saua

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

 

`Elota's daughter Rurui`a of Ga`enaafou

Box 38, Folder 10

Roll #30 1963-1989

 

Man tying palm thatch panels

 

Woman with children

 

People near Ngarinaasuru

 

Funaabata, also known as Funaa, daughter of `Elota and child

 

People near Ngarinaasuru

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

 

Ornamental plants

 

Funaabata, also known as Funaa, daughter of `Elota and child

 

Funaabata, also known as Funaa, daughter of `Elota and child

 

People near Ngarinaasuru

 

Woman with children

 

Two women at Ngarinaasuru meeting house with Shelley Schreiner

 

Woman plaiting bag

 

Man tying palm thatch panels

 

Folofo`u, Seda, also Kuki, Geleniu, the older man behind, with Seri Sika`u, the young girl with dark hair

 

People near Ngarinaasuru

 

Woman plaiting bag

 

Near Ngarinaasuru, on the Sinalagu coastal slope

 

Near Ngarinaasuru, on the Sinalagu coastal slope

 

Folofo`u, Geleniu, and Seri Sika`u, the young girl

 

Man tying palm thatch panels

 

Folofo`u, Seda, also Kuki, Saafa, the young girl, Geleniu, the older man behind, with Seri Sika`u, the young girl with dark hair

 

Folofo`u, Seda, also Kuki, Saafa, the young girl, and Geleniu, the older man behind

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

 

Woman with children

 

Views down on Sinalagu Harbour from Ngarinaasuru

Box 38, Folder 11

Roll #31 1963-1989

 

Stony area of ridge at 2000' above Sinalagu Harbour

 

Sinalagu Harbour

 

Hamlet on coastal ridge

 

Old woman and children

 

Old woman and children

 

Sinalagu Harbour

 

Women and baby

 

Fe`oka with bow

 

Women and baby

 

Ongea, on left, and another person visiting Ngarinaasuru from `Oloburi

 

Sinalagu Harbour on way back to Uka`oi

 

Two children eating

 

Gulesi and Nanaua

 

Gulesi and Nanaua

 

Gwaalau, Gwalau, wife of Larikeni, daughter of Fufu`e of Furi`ilae

 

Gwaalau, also Gwalau, wife of Larikeni, daughter of Fufu`e of Furi`ilae

 

Gwaalau, also Gwalau, wife of Larikeni, daughter of Fufu`e of Furi`ilae

 

Sinalagu Harbour from taro gardens at about 1500'

 

Sinalagu Harbour from taro gardens at about 1500'

 

Boy in taro gardens

 

Old woman and children

 
 
 

Kwa`ilamo and relatives

 

Two children eating

 

Kwa`ilamo and relatives

 

Diake, son of Laeniamae and `Osiabu

 

Two young girls

 
 
 
Box 38, Folder 12

Roll #32 1963-1989

 

Staking a piglet in lean-to

 

Staking a piglet in lean-to

 

Messing around in the lean-to

 

Ibaa, son of Larikeni, with stakes to ritually husk coconut

 

Ibaa, son of Larikeni, with stakes to ritually husk coconut

 

Ibaa, son of Larikeni, with stakes to ritually husk coconut

 

Young man ties thatch panel

 

Larikeni of Furingudu

 

Lean-to for the ritual

 

Tending to pigs staked out in lean-to

 

Ibaa in foreground, Larikeni background husking the coconut

 

Larikeni emerges with husked coconut

 

Larikeni husking the coconut

 

Canoes at southern end of Sinalagu Harbour near Gelebasi

 

Maa`ewane, father of Nene`au, ties thatch

 

Wiri, high priest for this group, breaks coconut with rock as part of ritual

 

Tending to pigs staked out in lean-to

 

Larikeni of Furingudu

 

Tending to pigs staked out in lean-to

 

Tending to pigs staked out in lean-to

 

Messing around in the lean-to

 

Messing around in the lean-to

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors with a betel nut, areca, and then eats it

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors with a betel nut, areca, and then eats it

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors with a betel nut, areca, and then eats it

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors

 

Larikeni emerges with husked coconut

 

Larikeni talks to his ancestors

Box 38, Folder 13

Roll #33 1963-1989

 

Ritually breaking coconut

 

Two men lifting the pudding, which is bundled in leaves

 

Women and girls carrying bag loads

 

Woman emptying taro from bag, wearing fio nose pin, girimalaile pendants, and lots of necklaces

 

Gathering of people at a hamlet

 

Tomu Kwalata, woman and children

 

Carrying the pudding bundled in leaves

 

Carrying the pudding bundled in leaves

 

Fa`afataa, Kwalata's wife, with child washing an infant from a water bamboo

 

`Asugeni's wife brings her new baby back to the clearing

 

Man and two children

 

Fa`afataa, Kwalata's wife, with child washing an infant from a water bamboo

 

Fa`afataa, Kwalata's wife, with child washing an infant from a water bamboo

 

Cooking over smoky fire

 

Cooking over smoky fire

 

Men pounding taro and coconut pudding

 

Men pounding taro and coconut pudding

 

Cooking over smoky fire

 

Nene`au So`ogeni, and another man, make the pudding

 

Nene`au So`ogeni, and another man, make the pudding

 

Ritually breaking coconut

Box 38, Folder 14

Roll #34 1963-1989

 

Singeing hair off of a little pig

 

Heating stones for stone oven

 

Laying out taro

 

Elota counts strings of shell he is presenting as bride-price for his marriage to Tege

 

`Elota with shell money toward his bride price payment for his marriage to Tege

 

Pigs ready for baking

 

Scraping last bits of hair off pig carcasses

 

Scraping last bits of hair off pig carcasses

 

Group of women

 

Group of women

 

Heating stones for stone oven

 

Boy roasting some taro

 

Putting out piles of taro for distribution

 

`Elota with shell money in front of men's house

 

Women. `Elota's marriage payment for Tege

 

Women. `Elota's marriage payment for Tege

 

Woman with bag of fish packets

 

Women. `Elota's marriage payment for Tege

 

Woman.`Elota's marriage payment for Tege

 

Women and taro

Box 38, Folder 15

Roll #35 1963-1989

 

Moruka with headband she plaited

 

Moruka with headband she plaited

 

Male portrait

 

Moruka with headband she plaited

 

Male portrait

 

Moruka with headband she plaited

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Men eating pudding

 

Woman with pandanus mat

 

Woman of `Ai`eda

 

Woman of `Ai`eda

 

Woman of `Ai`eda

 

Woman of `Ai`eda

 

Male portrait

 

School teachers and students

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Pudding being cut

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Felicia Keesing

 

Female portrait

 

School teachers and students

 

Felicia Keesing

 

Christine Jourdan with camera

 

Female portrait

 

Group portrait; woman, men and children

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

School house near Ga`enaafou

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

Male portrait

 

School house near Ga`enaafou

 

Two children

 

Group portrait; woman, men and children

 

Woman with pandanus mat

 

Group portrait; woman, men and children

 

Male portrait

 

Christine Jourdan with camera

Box 38, Folder 16

Roll #36 1963-1989

 

Silhouette of shell money

 

Giving shell money

 

Untying shell money from poles

 

Aru`abu, priest of `Olo`Oloa bespells sango

 

Folofo`u of Uka`oi (Kwailala`e people) makes grand entrance speech

 

Folofo`u of Uka`oi (Kwailala`e people) makes grand entrance speech

 

Abia, Wa`ifurina's wife, talks with another woman

 

Folofo`u of Uka`oi (Kwailala`e people) makes grand entrance speech

 

Giving shell money valuables; man at left in is Tafulau, elder brother of Nene`au So`ogeni

 

Giving shell money valuables; man at left in is Tafulau, elder brother of Nene`au So`ogeni

 

Giving shell money. Wa`ifurina in center

 

Untying shell money from poles

 

Aru`abu, priest of `Olo`Oloa

 

People from Kwailala`e and Sinalagu coastal slopes arrive at `Aida mortuary feast with shell money

 

Hair cutting to look good for the mortuary feast

 

Hair cutting to look good for the mortuary feast</