• 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

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Stories of Yapese Traditions and CustomsⅠ

This selection tells how native Yapese learned to use betel nuts (areca nuts) and how they learned tying patterns and techniques. It also talks about the roles and responsibilities of newly married Yapese couples and their families.

  • 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. History of Betel Nut Use in Yap
Performers: Bfel Date of Recording: N/A
26’56”
2. History of Yapese Tying Techniques and Patterns
Performer: Alukan, Bapilung, and Gaangin Date of Recording: 1970s
14’37”
3. Roles and Responsibilities of Newly Married Couples
Performer: Alukan, Mu’ut, Flan‘med, Bapilung, and Fithingmew Date of Recording: 1970s
25’18”
4. Yathyath and Two Poor Girls
Performer: Fithingmew, Mu’ut, and Bapilung Date of Recording: 1970s
10’03”