• 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 CustomsⅡ

This selection introduces Yapese traditions and customs with focus on traditional dances and attire. It also describes how traditional Yapese dances help transmit knowledge and moral lessons through the lyrics and words used in the dances. Different types of Yapese traditional attire are explained by gender and occasion.

  • 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 Yapese Traditional Dances and Attire
Performers: N/A Date of Recording: 9 July 1989
26’55”
2. History of Chief Fithing's Estate in Meerur Village, Tomil Municipality
Performer: Fithing, Fanapin, and Tamngin Date of Recording: N/A
18’13”
3. History of Chief Ulun nge Ba’an Pagal’s Estates in Meerur Village, Tomil Municipality
Performer: Fithing, Fanapin, and Tamngin Date of Recording: October 2009
08’03”