Model in the Hamburg Museum für Völkerkunde, Traditional Material Culture, by Dirk HR Spennemann
Traditional Material Culture in the Schiffahrtsmuseum Bremerhaven by Dirk HR Spennemann
Photo Story of a newly built and fully documented outrigger canoe tipnol on its maiden sail in Majuro Lagoon. Photographed in late 1989 by Dirk HR Spennemann
Students from one of C.M.I.’s Developmental Studies classes made a recent visit to Majuro’s Canoe House to find out about traditional rope making.
Modern copies of a stick chart, acquired in 1991 in Majuro
Sweet Water at Sea is a fireside story about the experience a young man had when an ancien tri-Majol wave navigator was taken on board a modern (German) steam vessel and tested to see what he could do.
Alson Kelen, a Majuro boat-builder who specialises in traditional Marshallese
The Marshall islanders used their understanding of swell interaction to navigate, rather than the astronomical methods more familiar to us
As most Micronesian atoll populations, the Marshallese were superb seafarers who ventured far
Includes photo gallery. The walap was built in 1991 as part of the Waan Aeolon Kein project (canoes of these islands), wherein six different canoes on five different island groups were built.
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