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Custom Stories of the Solomon Islands, Vol. 1-5
published by the Cultural Association of the Solomon Islands, 1979
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Collected stories in both the original languages and in English translation.
Grass Roots Art of the Solomons
edited by John and Sue Chick
published by Pacific Publications, Sydney, 1978, ISBN 0-85807-037-5
Booklet on designs and motifs, black and white drawings and photos.
A Guadalcanal Society, The Kaoka Speakers
by Ian Hogbin
published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1964
Cultural anthropology study.
Handcrafts of the Solomon Islands
Government of Solomon Islands, Ministry of Trade, Honiara, 1986
Booklet on current handicrafts in the Solomons, color plates.
by Roger M. Keesing
published by Cultural Association of the Solomon Islands, Honiara, 1977
Booklet on the traditional mountain dwelling Kwaio people.
Oceanic and Indonesian Art,
edited by Harry Beran,
The Oceanic Art Society, PO Box 678, Woollahra, NSW, Australia 2025, 1998, ISBN 1-86333-162-X
Published by Crawford House Publishing Pty Ltd, Australia
Includes Solomon Islands prow, pendant and 2 types of shields, pp. 55,67, 84, 85.
A Short Guide to the Material Culture of the Solomon Islands and the Collection in the National Museum
published by Cultural Association of the Solomon Islands
Brief, but descriptive booklet.
*The National Museum is in Honiara. During the civil war in 1999, their beautiful roll of Santa Cruz feather money and a moon rock were stolen. If the Museum or the Craft Shop buildings are locked, look around and see if one of the staff will open them.
by Ann Stevenson
publication of the Solomon Islands Tourist Authority, 1988, ISBN 0-473-00621-9
Lahood Publications Ltd., PO Box 9733, Newmarket, Auckland, NZ, Tel: (09) 547-496
Informative magazine format book covering history, natural history, people, craftwork and much more. Many historic black and white photos, line drawings, maps and contemporary photographs.
The Solomon Islands, People and Land Series No. 5
by David Holdsworth
published by Robert Brown and Associates, 1977, ISBN 0-909093-14-8
Booklet with color photos of village life.
The Spirited Earth, Dance, Myth and Ritual from South Asia to the South Pacific
text and photographs by Victoria Ginn
published by Rizzoli International Publications, 1990, ISBN 0-8478-1167-0
300 Park Ave South, NY, NY, 10010, USA
Color plates convey the powerful dramatic effect of village performance and dance. Solomon Islands ceremonies pp. 28-33, 79-83, 94-97, 114-119, 128, 129, 147-152, 184, 185.
Traditional Money from the Solomon Islands, Part 1 and 2
by Charles J. Opitz
published by First Impressions Printing, 1997
1847 SW 27th Ave, Ocala, FL, USA
Detailed descriptions and place names for different types of traditional money in the Solomons, black and white photos, bibliography.
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Artifacts on this site are collected in the field by my husband, Ron Perry. I take the photographs, do the html, text and maps. More background in Who We Are. Art-Pacific has been on the WWW since 1996. We hope you enjoy our New Guinea tribal art and Indonesian folk art as much as we do. Carolyn Leigh, P.O. Box 85284, Tucson, AZ 85754-5284 USA, Art-Pacific at http://www.art-pacific.com/