The long overdue update…

It's been eight months since our last update. After New Zealand, we arrived back to Buala and proceeded to have no meaningful internet access. We have been updating via Instagram, and many of you have followed us that way. If you want to go back and enjoy eight months of photos, our Instagram accounts are … Continue reading The long overdue update…

Planes, Ships, and Motor Canoes

A few weeks ago (Nov 9-12) we took a trip to Isabel Province. We plan to return to Isabel next year for about 5-6 months of my research. The goal was to make connections in the community, share my research project, and check out the living situation. We were able to do all three, though … Continue reading Planes, Ships, and Motor Canoes

A Taste of the Island Cultures

Sometimes people ask me to describe the Solomon Islands.  They often ask: What are the people like?  What is their culture like?  What do they eat?  I always struggle to answer because the Solomon Islands are very diverse.  There are nine provinces spread over 1100 kilometers, with over 70 distinct languages.  Generally, the people are … Continue reading A Taste of the Island Cultures