Series SIRSCM - Solomon Islands - Santa Cruz - Reef Islands

Date RangeOctober 1977? - November 1977?
Quantity0.25 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from the Reef Islands (near Santa Cruz), concentrating on the Matema language. It includes a typed and annotated comparative vocabulary list (English-Matema), and a typed paper by P.C. Lincon arguing that Matema is an Austronesian language.

The Reef Islands are a loose collection of islands in the northwestern part of the Solomon Islands province of Temotu. These islands have historically also been known by the names of Swallow Islands and Matema Islands.

The islands lie about 80 km (50 mi.) north of Nendo, the most important of the Santa Cruz Islands. The center of the group is at approximately 1012'36" S lat., 16610'12" E. long.

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AC2-SIRSCM101 Matema standard list. Vocabularies, phrases, verbs etc.
Matema, Solomon Islands - Santa Cruz, Reef Islands.
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Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIRSCM101
Date range no date    Quantity 0.04 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SIRSCM101 Series SIRSCM
AC2-SIRSCM102 Reef-Santa Cruz as Austronesian. Paper by P.C. Lincoln.
Matema, Solomon Islands - Santa Cruz, Reef Islands.
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Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIRSCM102
Date range October 1977? - November 1977?    Quantity 0.21 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SIRSCM102 Series SIRSCM

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