Album of collected traditional songs from Sikaiana sung by the men and women of Sikaiana in the Solomon Islands as part of ethnographic research from 1980-87. These include a Kai Tae Hakatele which was sung when the Hale Aitu (Spirit House) was being refurbished (.033 on recording), some ritual songs during the Teika Lle(e), when a large fish or creature washed on the reef (21:22 on the recording), some Mako o te Henua (songs of the island) which I was told came from other islands and were sung for enjoyment (22:28 on the recording) and Suamele, dances with actions that were performed as part of the Teika Llle(e) (28:33 on the recording, although during my stays Suamele were mostly performed for enjoyment.
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Telena, Fane; Tenai, Reuben; Kilatu, John; Sikaiana, Men and Women of; and Donner, Bill, "Album 2 Sikaiana Traditional Songs" (2021). Sikaiana Traditional Songs. 3.