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The Canoe Is the People: indigenous navigation in the Pacific
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Language(s): Maori subtitle: Eng

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Designed primarily for Pacific youth, The Canoe Is the People honours and explores the knowledge and skills of traditional Pacific navigation. The CD-ROM contains dozens of video and audio material to accompany or illustrate text documents. The excerpt shown her is from a section about building of a canoe.

This CD-ROM is the second in a series created as part of UNESCO's Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (LINKS)

This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only

on this subject: Local and Indigenous Knowledge

Type: Manuals.guides.Encyclopedia
Extract: 4 min.
Credits: UNESCO-LINKS (publisher),
Published in: 2005
Library catalogue (UNESDOC):151756

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