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This is a recorded interview done with Dr. John Kilatu early in my stay on Sikaiana, probably in early 1981. I think it offers a really good overview of traditional Sikaiana life and the dynamics of Sikaiana life during my stays in the 1980s). It is in English and so accessible to a wide audience. Kilatu discusses his views about traditional Sikaiana religion, some of the events of his life, and his perspective on the changes that he had seen.

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00-44:29 Traditional life and the Conversion to Christianity

44:43-1:27:34 Kilatu’s Life History

127:35-end Life History and General Issues

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