Heritage Society

23 March 2019 - 19 May 2019

KEYWORDS: Annual reports; Trobriand; Solomon Islands; archipelago; 1880; 1920; artefact; sub-fossilised; Kula; bracelet; tridacna shell; arm rings; clamshell; Mt Kela; Kela; Tambu; tridacna gigas; armlets; arm; elbow; bow saw; decorative ceramics; imitation; Trade replicas; ‘New Georgia’; cream earthenware; porcelain; potware; porzwellanarmbander; kiln; glaze; large concave; small concave; rope and key; rope and line; ’Birmingham’; Santa Ana; Vanuatu; New Guinea; Treasury Islands; Ranongga; Marovo; Nggatokae; Rubiana; Choiseul; Malaita; village structure; kin; marriage; gift; exchange; prestation; moveable goods; accumulation; wealth; territorial hierarchy; exchange transactions; lineage; status; role; prestige; rank; chieftainship; immoveable goods; familial; matrilineal; deception; importations; coinage; currency; shell; shillings; small change.