Series SISAVO - Solomon Islands - Savo Island
Savosavo and related languages

Date RangeNovember 1973
Quantity0.28 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Savo Island, concentrating on Savosavo and related local languages. It includes a reprint of a printed report on the genetic relationships between Savosavo and the languages of neighbouring islands.

Savo Island is a minor island in the Solomon Islands group in the South Pacific ocean. It is located to the northeast of the northern tip of Guadalcanal Island at 97'60?S, 15949'0?E. Politically, Savo Island is a part of the province of Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands. A high, round volcanic island, it is most well known as the location of several naval battles fought in the Guadalcanal area during World War II, between the Allied naval forces and the Imperial Japanese Navy.

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06  Solomon Islands - Regions and Languages

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AC2-SISAVO101 Savosavo and the Solomon Island family.
Savosavo & related languages, Solomon Islands, Savo Island.
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Typescript. By Evelyn Mary Todd, Dept of Anthropology, Trent Uni, Ontario, Canada. The author discusses genetic relationships between Savosavo and Lavokaleve (Russell Islands), Banista (Rendova I.) and Bilua (Vella Lavella I.), forming a clear Central Solomon linguistic family. The report was made to part of the Savosavo Language and Culture Project.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SISAVO101
Date range November 1973    Quantity 0.28 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier ISAVO101 Series SISAVO

Published by the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures,
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Updated 2 April 2014

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