DOBES Archive

pehe_NAP
This sessions record an indigenous song of Napuka island. There are also some explanations about the content of the lyrics.
kae_verbal
This session shows a video clip of the interpretation of the verbal kae "cut off tree bark with a knife".
kero_tohemaha
This session shows the fabrication of the "tohemaha" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
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.
environ_lagon
This session show the environment of the lagoon with various activities (fishing, various locations for fishing with place names.
pêche_matira
Brief explanation of matira fishing technique.
haga_pupu
This session shows how a mother with her daughters fabricates shell artifacts (mainly necklaces).
gaiere-JK
This session describes and shows in the lagoon how clam fish (Tridacna gigas) is prepared.
attempt_fai2
This session shows the haveke tini ("capsized canoe") figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia. Consultant gives verbal explanation of the steps. In this session does not succeed in making the string figure, but shows several attempts to reconstruct knowledge of how to do the string figure haveke tini ("capsized canoe") as the figure is complicated. The string figure is made with a fabricated (imported) string or band.
chansons_jeux
In this session the consultant repeats the lyrics and songs of the games (cf. jeu3, jeu4).
aui_tohe_piti
This session shows the fabrication of the "aui tohe piti" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
matira-JK
Brief explanation of matira fishing technique.
kuku_mikimiki
This sessions explains some usages of the kuku (Suriana maritima) and mikimiki trees (Pemphis acidula).
haro_viavia
This session shows how coconuts are collected from trees.
aui_tohe_rari
This session shows the fabrication of the "aui tohe rari" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.