The Navigators: Pathfinders of the Pacific

Location:Satawal; Polynesia
Length:60 minutes
Format:DVD; 16mm; Video
Year Released:1983
Director:Sanford Low
Producer:Sanford Low
Distributor:DER; The Video Project; Pacific PeoplesŐ Partnership Library (rental only)
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 330; HSL
Description:Explores the ancient navigational heritage of the Pacific people. Mau Piailug, the last navigator to be ceremonially initiated on Satawal and one of the few men who still practice the once-essential art of navigation, is interviewed. In a dramatic demonstration, Mau Piailug sails the Hokule'a, a replica of an original Polynesian canoe, from Hawai'i to Tahiti, using traditional navigation techniques.
Record No:1387
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