DOBES Archive

vaa-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word va'a (canoe).
pehe_NAP
This sessions record an indigenous song of Napuka island. There are also some explanations about the content of the lyrics.
hanauaa
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word hanauā (have a stillborn baby).
haika_epa-Ti
Document on preparation of medication which cleans the interior of the body; the taking of the medicine involves complex eating taboos and a purification with cooked coconut milk (tiheke_epa-Ti) which causes diarrhoea and finally purifies the body (also from some of the toxic plants used for this medication).
ama-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'ama (storm lamp).
kae_verbal
This session shows a video clip of the interpretation of the verbal kae "cut off tree bark with a knife".
maau-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word māu (get stuck).
oaaka-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'oāka (find what one was looking or searching for).
oaaka-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'oāka (find).
kero_tohemaha
This session shows the fabrication of the "tohemaha" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
puta
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word puta (have a hole).
raraga_kero
This session shows the fabrication of a "tohemaha" (lit. 'four corner') basket with leaves of a coconut frond. The basket is fabricated with very fine strings of coconut leaves which are still connected to a stem of the coconut frond. The whole procedure is documented with explanations by the consultant.
tohui
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word tohu'i (capsize).
hapaaa
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word hapā'a (be handicapped).
environ_lagon
This session show the environment of the lagoon with various activities (fishing, various locations for fishing with place names.
teita-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word teita (weed).
pii-1
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word pī (wet).
pêche_matira
Brief explanation of matira fishing technique.
nao-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word na'o (disappear).