Te Rii Ni Banaba

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editorips@usp.ac.fj, 2001 - Banaba (Kiribati) - 367 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgements
11
Dr Ronald Lampert and Raobeia Ken Sigrah
12
Prof Jack Golson releasing te Aka relics to Raobeia Ken Sigrah
13
The 20th Century Legacy of the Banabans
17
Introduction
21
Mining surrounding te Aka site
22
Te
25
Indigenous People of Banaba They were known as the sorcerers
26
Men playing katua weight game
150
Customs and Culture
155
Ruoia sitting dance costumes and wigs
160
Rabi dancing group on Rabi 1993
161
Early Contact and Lasting Misinterpretations
168
Drought
182
Banaban girls in traditional dress
196
Banaban girls wearing Mother Hubbard
197

Karanga dancing costume wearing wigs
28
Totem and Kauti Magical Ritual
39
Tabo ni kauti private terrace for magic ritual
41
Uma ni kauti special ceremonial house and small day shed
44
Myths and Legends
46
Genealogy
56
Customs and Culture
65
Banaban girl preparing pandanus
66
Banaban girl scraping coconut
67
Mined out area
71
Inside a bangabanga water cave
72
Sports
75
Tame frigate bird on perch
80
Tame frigate birds on Banaban terrace
81
Music and Dance
82
Banaban dancing group on Rabi 1992
84
MereNabure
87
Auriaria
89
The First Invasion of Banaba They came as warriors
91
Establishment of Tabwewa District
94
Totem and Spiritual Beliefs
101
Myths and Legends
103
Sports and Dances
108
Kaneati Banaban fishing hook 1921
109
Bareaka canoe shed
110
Waa threeseater outrigger canoe with high prows
113
Nei Anginimaeao
115
The Second Invasion of Banaba They came in peace
117
Old and New Boundaries
121
Pathway through Tabiang
122
Uma
126
Typical Banaban maneaba house
130
Claiming the Rights
133
Myths and Legends
138
Banaban Language and its Destruction
199
Harry Maudes notebook 1932
203
Banaban Villages and Individual Land Holdings
212
Te Itintakanoi Buakonikai maneaba
214
Buakonaki village
215
Early phosphate mining at Home Bay
217
Banabans lives influence by European
223
Early phosphate mining on Banaba
224
Banaban Architecture
231
Construction of mwenga
235
Mwenga dwelling house
236
Japanese Occupation
245
Exile from the Homeland
258
First Banaban settlers on Rabi Island 1945
260
Banaba 12 years before mining ceased in 1979
263
Te Aka site and mining area
267
Te Aka site and massive coral limestone pillar
268
Te Aka site partly excavated mwenga A
272
Te Aka site skeleton in mwenga B
274
The Last Archaeological Dig
283
Tabwewa Village
285
Tabwewa dig site when first discovered
286
Tabwewa dig and skulls
288
Te Aka artifacts and drilling tool
296
Ati ni mate coral pounder
297
Fossilized shells
298
Back scratchers and te atau stone weights
299
Conclusion
303
Appendices
317
Index
341
Raobeia Ken Sigrah
364
Stacey M King 336
366
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