• Yapese Intangible Cultural Heritage: History, Legends, Myths, and Performing Arts of the Federated States of Micronesia

Yapese Intangible Cultural Heritage:
History, Legends, Myths, and Performing Arts of the Federated States of Micronesia

DVD2
Yapese Traditional DancesⅡ

This selection features a Yapese women’s bamboo dance as well as women’s sitting dance from Rumuu’ village in Fanif municipality. The former was performed during village gatherings and ceremonial events that entailed various traditional games for young locals in the village. The latter talks about the women’s roles and responsibilities in their homes and in the village.

  • Yaese Traditional
    Dance Chants

  • Stories of Yapese
    Traditions and CustomsⅠ

  • Stories of Yapese
    Traditions and CustomsⅡ

  • Oral History on Yapese
    Culture and Traditions,
    Yapese Traditional Money

  • Ulithian Women’s
    Sitting Dance Chants

  • Two Stories from Ulithi

  • Chants from Satawal
    and Woleai Atolls

  • Chants from
    Satawal, Lamotrek,
    and Elato Islands

  • Yapese Traditional
    DancesΙ

  • Yapese Traditional
    DancesⅡ

1. Women’s Bamboo Dance
Performers: Women from Rumuu’ village in Fanif municipality Date of Recording: 2 March 2017
03’11”
2. Women’s Sitting Dance
Performer: Women from the celebration of 2013 Yap Day Date of Recording: 2 March 2013
03’11”