Category Archives: Oceania Indigenous Cultures

(documented 1820-1984)

MELANESIA Fiji The Principal Wife of the Chief (William Mariner, 1820) Elderly Parents and the Time to Die (Charles Wilkes, 1845) Deaths of the Old Chief and his Wives (Thomas Williams, 1858) Solomon Islands Tikopian Attitudes Towards Suicide (Raymond Firth, … Continue reading

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