University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Bill Donner


A Contemporary Polynesian Society

By: Bill Donner

Sikaiana is located about 90 miles east of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands (see Fig. 2). It consists of four separate islets surĀ­rounded by a coral reef about 6 miles across. Most people reside on the largest island, Hale, at the eastern end of the reef (Fig. 3). At present, Sikaiana has a resident […]