Siwai : ON19.

This collection of 8 documents is about the Papuan-speaking Siwai (also spelled Siuai) who reside in South Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. The documents in the file are all written by two ethnographers working a generation apart. The earlier ethnographer Douglas Oliver (1955) wrote the classic monog...

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Corporate Author: Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Other Authors: Connell, John, 1946-, Oliver, Douglas L.
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2016-
Series:eHRAF World Cultures. Oceania.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Culture Summary, Siwai ; Hunting and gathering : the forage economy of the Siwai of Bougainville ; Taim bilong mani : the evolution of agriculture in a Solomon Island society ; Temporary townsfolk? : Siwai migrants in urban Papua New Guinea / John Connell
  • A Solomon Island society : kinship and leadership among the Siuai of Bougainville ; Economic and social uses of domestic pigs in Siuai, southern Bougainville, Solomon Islands ; Human relations and language in a Papuan-speaking tribe of southern Bougainville, Solomon Islands : an essay on methodology ; Land tenure in northeast Siuai, southern Bougainville, Solomon Islands / By Douglas L. Oliver.