DOBES Archive

kurkuma-UP
In this session the consultant explain how kurkuma is used for body treatment to soften and colour the skin of women.
kea_Putio-Mok
In this session the consultant talks about the carrying of a massive stone from Moto'ua over the mountains to Naho'e by the big warrior Putio (see also link).
paepae_Putio
In this session the consultant talks about a site (=paepae "ancient foundations of houses") of a big Marquesan warrior, Puti'o, from Hiva 'Oa.
kea_Huuti
In this session the consultants talk about the stone of Huuti on Hiva 'Oa. Huuti was a man possessed by spirits (kaikaia/veinehae).
priest_Nahoe
In this session the consultants tell about the visit of an American priest to Naho'e from where his ancestors originally came.
tiki_ika-MP
The consultant tells a story about a "living" tiki at Vaipuha (next to Motopu, Tahuata) which was taken when people went fishing. He was supposed to make them catch a lot of fish. The story is about breaking certain taboos and its consequences.
kea_Putio-UP
In this session the consultants talks about the stone of Puti'o (see link).
Makaia-HP
In this session the legend of Makai'anui is told by consultants from Hanapa'a'oa. The pig Makai'anui was said from Hanapa'a'oa, and it is talked about specific places connected with the legend and the pig. The story is told collaboratively.