The Language Archive

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.
pêche_matira
Brief explanation of matira fishing technique.
aui_tohe_piti
This session shows the fabrication of the "aui tohe piti" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
aui_tohe_rari
This session shows the fabrication of the "aui tohe rari" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
fai_rerere
This session shows the "rerere" figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia.
fai_mariko_1
This session shows the "kanaonao" figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia.
kero_tiko
This session shows the fabrication of the "tiko" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
kero_menemene
This session shows the fabrication of the "menemene" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
fai_kanaonao
This session shows the "kanaonao" figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia.
kero_tohe_piti
This session shows the fabrication of the "tohe piti" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
kero_kapora
This session shows the fabrication of the "tohe piti" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
popo
This session shows the fabrication of the balls (for games) with leaves of a coconut frond and coral stones.
fai_mariko_2
This session shows the "mariko" figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia. The string figure was once filmed from the front and once from the back (cf. fai_mariko_1). This session is filmed outside with the consultant being in her natural seating position.
raraga_taupoko
This session shows the fabrication of a man's hat. Parts of the procedure are documented with explanations by the consultant.
cherche_coquil
In this session children of the island show the locations where shells are found in and around the lagoon.