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Performing the opening dance sequence of the sango ritual sequence. Dance is performed at two preliminary sites before the final one in front of the skull house, with painted sticks and women's participation. The lead dancer, in front right, is Ruita. The eight panpipers can be seen at the far end. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/sca) This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Roger M. Keesing Papers (MSS 427) - Roll 14, Item 28. [Title, Date]. Roger Keesing Papers. MSS 427. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego. [Digital Object URL]
Men Dance Children Kwaio (Solomon Islands people) Rites and ceremonies Solomon Islands Oceania Pacific Islands Melanesia Malaita (Solomon Islands)