|Subject:||Atoll life and culture; Culture change|
|Format:||1/2-inch VHS, DVD (VHS and PAL)|
|Distributor:||Triton Films; Pacific PeoplesŐ Partnership Library (rental only)|
|Library Code:||UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 1611|
|Description:||Explores the relationship between traditional island skills and the spirit world of Lamotrek mythology. Focuses on the ancient wisdom of rong: specialized knowledge of art and magic involved with specialized skills such as navigation, warfare, canoe building, fishing, weather control, and weaving. The heritage of rong has declined as a result of increasing contact with the outside world. In English and Lamotrekese with English subtitles. This educational research video is of non-broadcast television quality and generally is only suitable for academic or research purposes.|
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