DOBES Archive

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haro_viavia
This session shows how coconuts are collected from trees.
faraoa_magu
This session shows the making of bread with coconut germ (nounou). The whole procedure is documented (getting coconuts, preparing and grating them, wrapping of dough, etc.).
fai_mariko_3
This session shows the "mariko" 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. The string figure game is filmed from the back. The string figure is made with a fabricated (imported) string or band.
gaiere-Rem
This session describes and shows in the lagoon how clam fish (Tridacna gigas) is prepared.
kaipoa
This session shows how a coconut with edible husk is prepared and eaten.
fai_havek_tini
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. The string figure game is filmed from the back. The string figure is made with a fabricated (imported) string or band.
outil_peche
This long session shows the fabrication of different kinds of fishing tools (rods, harpoons). It shows the whole procedure of traditional fabrication on the Tuamotuan islands including a guide and explanation of the different woods used for the tool making. Information is also given on how the woods are used otherwise in the material culture of the Tuamotuan islands.
kere_toitimanu
This session shows and explains how the "toiti manu" basket is plaited which is used to capture certain birds.
catechisme
In this session parts of the catechism is filmed.
igoa_pupu
In this session shellfish is shown and vernacular names are given.
jeu1
In this session we see two consultants play an indigenous game. They also give explanations of how it is played.
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.
kanoe
This session shows an octopus with the description of its parts and how it is caught in the lagoon.
raraga_taupoko
This session shows the fabrication of a man's hat. Parts of the procedure are documented with explanations by the consultant.
hoani_kuokuo
This session shows how to find the kuokuo shell.
ropi_faraoa
This session shows the making of bread and its wrapping teachnique into leaves of a coconut frond. The bread is cooked in water on an open fire place.
pandanus
This session explains what parts of the pokea plant is used for food preparation. It also shows how the plant is replanted after having been taken out of the ground.
matira-JK
Brief explanation of matira fishing technique.
attempt_fai
This session shows the haveke ("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 o the string figure "haveke". The string figure is made with the original material of strings from a dried pandanus leaf.
pakerere
In this session the whole procedure of the fabrication of a plaited mat from leaves of a coconut frond are shown. It shows all the different steps and plaiting techniques used to accomplish this task. Two consultants explain the techniques, natural conversation is also recorded in this lengthy session.