Portrait of Palauan matriarch

Angelo Chiacchio2018

Ephemera documentary

Ephemera documentary

Palau is a small island country in the western Pacific Ocean. Palau is a matriarchal society, so women are seen as the central figures of the household. The stone on Amania’s necklace signifies her high rank within her family.

Learn more about life in Palau.


  • Title: Portrait of Palauan matriarch
  • Creator: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Date Created: 2018
  • Location Created: Palau, Micronesia
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Medium: Digital photograph

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