Carolinian wayfinding and canoe makingMicronesia (Federated States of)
Urgent Safeguarding List 2021
EN: Carvers on Lamortek Island examine the work on the keel for a voyaging canoe
EN: Two single-outigger canoes from Lamotrek Island at sea on a voyage from Guam to Lamotrek
EN: Lashings on a voyaging canoe attaching the pontoon float to the outrigger
EN: Men on Lamotrek Island observing the measurements for the carving of an outrigger strut in the construction of a voyaging canoe
EN: Tiripo preparing breadruit sap on Lamotrek Island for caulking the planks of a voyaging canoe
EN: Men and boys on Lamotrek Island help to pull a voyaging canoe from the ocean onto the shore. Palm fronds are layed down in front of the canoe to act as skids and protect the keel from damage.
EN: Chief Magowe and Rangmal on Lamotrek Island adzing an outrigger strut for construction of a voyaging canoe
EN: Wojpwuj canoe launching ceremony, Mwoakilloa Atoll, Micronesia. This ceremony was held to celebrate the accomplishment of building one's first sailing canoe.
EN: The pwo initiation rituals for traditional navigators held in Yap, 2015. The master of ceremonies initiated a navigator while he tied a coconut-leaf bracelet and an amulet to an initiate's right wrist and intoned "bracelet for the navigator" chants.
EN: Shaping the hull of a Namonuito sailing canoe