The Institute undertakes research, both in archival and field.  The range of topics covered is enormous, including traditional religious beliefs, knowledge of the environment, natural history, social structure, kinship; music, dance, and games; traditional technologies such as agriculture, fishing, house building, pottery, canoe construction and sailing, bark—cloth manufacture, costume and ornament, food preparation, and medicine; and oral traditions, including fables, leg-ends, and historical accounts

Link : List of Researches carried out by the Institution