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  1. Sango dancing by 'Ai'eda people.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between December 1963 and January 1964
    • Topic: Dance--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  2. Bono does ribanganigene.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Mourning customs--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Girls--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  3. Laete'eboo, main priest of Kwailala'e, prepares for ribanga by bespelling leaf and chewing areca (betel) nut.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  4. Women of 'Ai'eda take part in a ritual to consecrate a new skull house.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: January 23, 1964
    • Topic: Mortuary feasts; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  5. Bono does ribanganigene.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Mourning customs--Solomon Islands; Girls--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Children--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  6. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Ceremonial exchange--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  7. Ribanganigeni.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Children--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Girls--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  8. Ibaa brings leaves to cover o'oba shelter, and preparing it for what looks like taualea for beritaunga ritual.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Taro--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  9. Two photos of priest spitting on (ribasia) women in ribanganigeni ritual.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Women--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Divination--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  10. The young Fanuabiri priest, Laete'eboo, performs ribanga on fousuu pudding at faasafinga rite for death of his father.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Cookery--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  11. Sacrificial meal.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Taro--Solomon Islands; Eating & drinking--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  12. Taaboo peforms ribanga ritual; tall man he is spitting on is Folofo'u.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  13. Making the taro and coconut puddings on platform near the sango dance ground.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between December 1963 and January 1964
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Taro--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Cookery--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  14. Taaboo performs ribanganigeni; woman second from left lighting pipe is Sangosoea.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Women--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  15. Eating ritual pork in front of men's house.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Eating & drinking--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Pork--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  16. Pig being taken to be killed and eaten for ribanga ritual.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Landscape--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  17. Man holding leaf in ritual, reciting spell.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Landscape--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Fences--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  18. Two boys, one practicing sango dancing at Laloe'efou.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between December 1963 and January 1964
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Boys--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Dance--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  19. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  20. Larikeni talks to his ancestors with a betel nut, areca, and then eats it.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  21. Sacrificial meal.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Children--Solomon Islands; Taro--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Eating & drinking--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  22. Laete'eboo, main priest of Kwailala'e, prepares for ribanga by bespelling leaf and chewing areca (betel) nut.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  23. Fuamae, an old priest from Tofu, possessed by ancestor, in a dissociated state during sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  24. Ibaa in foreground, Larikeni background husking the coconut.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Coconuts--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Buildings--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  25. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  26. Fuamae, an old priest from Tofu, performing ribanga rite on those partaking of the pork.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  27. Man ties red cane obi on another man's wrist prior to a feast they are going to give.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Clothing and dress--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  28. Portions out for ribanga.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: String bags--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Eating & drinking--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  29. Ribanga ritual in front of men's house.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Boys--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  30. Young man and girl standing beside leaves covered in pig entrails, during ribanga ritual preparation.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Pork--Solomon Islands; Girls--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  31. Building fire to cook pig and bake taro; note temporary leaf canopy over fire to keep of rain.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Smoking--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Cookery--Solomon Islands; Taro--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  32. Ibaa, son of Larikeni, with stakes to ritually husk coconut.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Coconuts--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Swine--Solomon Islands; Buildings--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  33. 'Aika with small string of kofu shell money.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1964
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Shell money--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Magic--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  34. Splitting of bark to make the container to carry the finished taro and coconut pudding for presentation, and the making of the container.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: 1964
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Building--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Gardening--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  35. In the shrine, for a sacrifice.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: September 1966
    • Topic: Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands; Portraits--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  36. Sacrifice by 'Aika in dark shrine, ba'e.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Shrines--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  37. Men return from ritual washing for the garifela ritual, part of molanganiwane, a stage in the desacralization of the men of the group.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Funeral rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  38. Men bringing pig and carrying festive branches to Ngarinaasuru event, while being waved in by the host waving cordyline.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: February 1975
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  39. Larikeni talks to his ancestors with a betel nut, areca, and then eats it.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; String bags--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands; Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  40. Fuamae, an old priest from Tofu.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands; Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  41. Laete'eboo, main priest of Kwailala'e, prepares for ribanga by bespelling leaf and chewing areca (betel) nut.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Betel nut--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Men--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  42. Ribanga ritual in front of men's house.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  43. Strangling the pig.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Sacrifice--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands; Shrines--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  44. Women of 'Ai'eda take part in a ritual to consecrate a new skull house.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: January 23, 1964
    • Topic: Mortuary feasts; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Women--Solomon Islands; Jewelry--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  45. Returning to the clearing after ritual washing and 'uinga; the young men will go straight to the taualea shelter for beritaunga.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Boys--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  46. Men sitting around talking at molanga mortuary ritual for Gooboo, playing cards.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Boys--Solomon Islands; Smoking--Solomon Islands; Children--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Funeral rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image
  47. Girls of a kin group wearing pubic aprons as though they were married, ritually hold 'weewela'a sprouting coconut (out of view), symbolizing the kin group looking after its ancestral skulls as a mother looks after her child.

    • Access: Restricted View
    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between December 1963 and January 1964
    • Topic: Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Women--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Dance--Solomon Islands; Ancestor worship--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  48. Men tying out pigs for taualea, feasting shelter, ritual.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Buildings--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Swine--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  49. Men tying out pigs for taualea, feasting shelter, ritual.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Men--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people); Swine--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Buildings--Solomon Islands
    • Format: image
  50. Ibaa brings leaves to cover o'oba shelter, and preparing it for what looks like taualea for beritaunga ritual.

    • Collection: Roger M. Keesing Photographs
    • Name: Keesing, Roger M., 1935-1993
    • Date: between 1963 and 1989
    • Topic: Dwellings--Solomon Islands; Taro--Solomon Islands; Men--Solomon Islands; Rites and ceremonies--Solomon Islands; Kwaio (Solomon Islands people)
    • Format: image