• 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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Chants from Satawal and Woleai Atolls

This selection is about the history of navigation between Satawal and Woleai atolls. It shows how difficult it is to navigate between islands and how some people went missing during expeditions. It also features the history of traditional chants composed for log pulling. These were sung when native Yapese pulled big logs to build a canoe or traditional Yapese houses.

  • 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. Navigation
Performers: Appi Date of Recording: 2 April 1966
03’11”
2. Traditional Log Pulling Chant
Performer: Men, women, and kids from Ifaluk Island Date of Recording: 31 March 1966
03’11”