Cultural mapping, methodology for the safeguarding of…Fiji
Register of Good Safeguarding Practices 2016
EN: CMP pre-field phase where the geography and logistics of the province, clans and villages to be mapped are discussed, initially using the map of Fiji
EN: CMP field officers in pre-field discussions on technical and logistic preparations
EN: CMP field officer negotiating first entry point into a clan via traditional protocol to seek consent from clan leader to facilitate CMP awareness at clan level
EN: CMP field officers seated on the floor recording clan oral traditions from the late Tui Macuata chief in one of the provinces on the 2nd mainland in northern Fiji. Traditional knowledge is collectively owned and transmitted orally by chiefs.
EN: A CMP field officer capturing a video recording of an ancient heritage site with the traditional custodian narrating the epistemology on site. Traditional heritage sites are usually located in inaccessible terrain, far from current village sites.
EN: CMP field officer checking off appropriate sections in CMP Field Officers' Manual in the process of capturing ICH from an ICH custodian
EN: CMP requires officers to travel to remote clans where there are no roads, shipping or plane services. Here CMP officers are unloading their boxes of equipment from a punt at low tide to carry them to a village located approximately 200 meters towards shore.
EN: Post CMP field officers editing audio and video data of ICH captured from the field before insertion into a database
EN: Revitalization of ICH on the verge of becoming extinct, an outcome of the CMP. Here, women from an inland tribe at a workshop where their traditional ICH on their own basket weaving is revived.
EN: Another example of revitalization. Here, women from another inland tribe are taught their traditional ICH on their own mat weaving.