Voyage of Rediscovery

Location:Polynesia (French Polynesia, HawaiÕi, Cook Islands, New Zealand)
Subject:Voyaging; cultural revival
Length:60 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1987
Director:Joy Chong
Producer:Chris Conybeare
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 9487
Description:An examination of the revival of traditional Polynesian cultures throughout the South Pacific, and how they have been affected by contact with the west, contrasing differences between island nationsÕ experiences with colonialism, responses to the impact of Western values, and independence movements. The voyages of the Hokule`a canoe are the occasion for discussing cultural revivals in French Polynesia, the Cook Islands, and New Zealand.
Record No:2947
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