Protecting our shadow: repatriating ancestral recordings to the Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea

Gillespie, Kirsty (2017) Protecting our shadow: repatriating ancestral recordings to the Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea. In: Gillespie, Kirsty, Treloyn, Sally, and Niles, Don, (eds.) A Distinctive Voice in the Antipodes: Essays in Honour of Stephen A. Wild. ANU Press, Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 355-374.

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I first visited the Lihir Island Group in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, in September 2007. As I prepared that year for my last trip to the Highlands region for my doctoral research, I felt the need to experience more of the many diverse cultures that make up the country. I determined to travel to the coast, which was to me the antithesis of the Highlands, after completing my doctoral fieldwork. As luck would have it, some of my extended family had just moved to the Lihir Islands in July of that year; the opportunity to spend some time at the other end of the country, amongst island culture, suddenly presented itself.

Item ID: 49649
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-76046-112-6
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Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 05:22
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190409 Musicology and Ethnomusicology @ 60%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 40%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950101 Music @ 40%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9503 Heritage > 950306 Conserving Pacific Peoples Heritage @ 60%
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