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Sand Drawings of Vanuatu - Mike Franjieh

Material Information

Title:
Sand Drawings of Vanuatu - Mike Franjieh
Series Title:
Endangered Languages Week (2012)
Alternate Title:
Mike Franjieh interview
Creator:
Franjieh, Mike
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
SOAS, University of London
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 audio file

Learning Resource Information

Intended User Roles:
Learner

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Sandpaintings ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage:
Pacific Ocean -- Vanuatu -- Malampa Province -- Ambrym Island
Coordinates:
-16.25 x 168.1167

Notes

Abstract:
Sand drawing is a unique art form only found in the Vanuatu archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. They are a unique form of communicational art which represent physical objects as well as stories of the local populace, and are listed by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, in need of safeguarding for future generations Listen as Mike Franjieh, a PhD student of Linguistics who has carried out research in the island of North Ambrym in Vanuatu, describes the drawings and their stories.
General Note:
Originally broadcast by SOAS Radio on Wed, 2012-05-02 16:31. Captured from MP3 podcast, sand_drawings_edited_20120503.mp3

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Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
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