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string figures of Nauru Island.

H. C. Maude

string figures of Nauru Island.

by H. C. Maude

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Published by Libraries Board of South Australia in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • String figures.,
  • Nauru -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOccasional papers in Asian and Pacific studies, no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p.
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14115576M

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String figures of Nauru Island by H. C. Maude Download PDF EPUB FB2

The string figures are mainly pictorial in nature, with some tricks and action figures. The original Nauru names are given with translations where possible and also the chants which go with the figures are provided, again with translations where possible. Maude even provides the names of the teachers with each figure.

A number of Nauru stories 5/5(1). The String Figures of Nauru Island Spiral-bound – January 1, by Honor Maude (Author), iggy blop (Foreword), squidly (Foreword) & out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). Contains instructions for making and information about string figures of Nauru Island.

Is a "definitive work on Nauruan ekadawa as well as commentary on Nauru's history and society." Preview this book». The string figures of Nauru Island. [H C Maude; Libraries Board of South Australia.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. H C Maude; International String Figure Association. Publisher: Nauru: University of the South Pacific Centre in Nauru ; Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, Edition/Format: Print book: English: 2nd ed., rev.

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Download books for free. Find books. Nauru Centre. The string figures of Nauru Island / by Honor Maude ; with members of the International String Figures Association University of the South Pacific Centre in Nauru ; Institute of Pacific Studies [Nauru]: [Suva] Australian/Harvard Citation.

Maude, Honor. & International String Figure Association. & University of the South. Nauru, with its tiny inhabitants on a unmarried uplifted island in the course of the Pacific Ocean, has extra ekawada, string figures, than the other position on the earth.

The artwork of string figures making survives this day via wisdom handed from iteration to new release. The string figures of Nauru came to the attention of the Western world in w ith th e publicat ion of C aroline Furness Jayn e’s classic book Stri ng Bulletin of the I nternational Strin g.

Maude, H.C. () "The String Figures of Nauru Island." Libraries Board of South Australia Occasional Papers in Asian & Pacific Studies 2. ( pages) Maude, H.C., with members of the ISFA () The String Figures of Nauru Island. 2nd Edition, revised and expanded. The String Figures of Nauru Island.

Honor C. Maude: Libraries Board of South Australia () ×mm: Honor C. Maude: University of the South Pacific Centre in Nauru and Institute of Pacific Studies () ISBN ×mm: by [email protected] Nauru is a favourite stopover point for migratory birds, and chickens have been introduced.

There was an absence of mammals until rats, mice, cats, dogs, and pigs were also imported. People. Most of the island’s residents are indigenous Nauruans. There are small numbers of I-Kiribati (Gilbertese), Australians, New Zealanders, Chinese, and.

Nauru, the world's smallest republic, is a small oval shaped coral island, located just 25 miles south of the Equator. Dominated by a central phosphate plateau, it's surrounded by a coral reef and ringed by windswept palm trees and a sandy beach.

Nauru (pronounced NAH-oo-roo) is an island in the Pacific just south of the equator, about 2, mi (4, km) southwest of Honolulu. Phosphate mining has virtually destroyed the tiny nation's ecology, turning its tropical vegetation into a barren, rocky wasteland. Nauru (/ n ɑː ˈ uː r uː / nah-OO-roo or / ˈ n aʊ r uː / NOW-roo; Nauruan: Naoero), officially the Republic of Nauru (Nauruan: Repubrikin Naoero) and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country and microstate in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central nearest neighbour is Banaba Island in Kiribati, km ( mi) to the east.

Nauru was first settled by Micronesian and Polynesian people at least 3, years ago. Nauruans subsisted on coconut and pandanus fruit, and engaged in aquaculture by catching juvenile ibija fish, acclimated them to freshwater conditions, and raised them in Buada Lagoon, providing an additional reliable source of food.

Traditionally only men were permitted to fish on the reef, and did so from. The string figures of Nauru are among the most complex patterns produced on string in the world. The island nation of Nauru is the home of an anthropologically fascinating ethnic group whose customs are very similar to those on Polynesian islands.

Nauru - Nauru - History: The origin of the first inhabitants of Nauru and when they reached the island remain unknown. A long period of relative isolation is believed to account for the distinctiveness of the indigenous language. By the time of the arrival of Europeans in the early 18th century, Nauruan society consisted of 12 matrilineal kinship groups, each having a chief.

Germany annexed the island in A German-British consortium began mining the island's phosphate deposits early in the 20th century.

Australian forces occupied Nauru in World War I; it subsequently became a League of Nations mandate. After the Second World War - and a brutal occupation by Japan - Nauru became a UN trust territory. Figures are described in both a special language that some "serious" string figure students prefer to use (much as most math students prefer "2+5=7" to "add two to five and you'll get seven"), and in plain English.

Someday you might want to learn String Figure Notation, but you don't need to. You will need to learn Position 1 and Opening A, as. Nauru is a single, raised coralline island with a land area of only 21 sq.

km. but with an EEZ which extends over more thansq. km. The island lies 41 km south of the equator. Nauru was formerly rich in phosphate, which has been the country's principal source of income for many years. I t’s exactly 50 years since Nauru gained independence.

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