Footage shot of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands, as part of the Coral Atoll Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the United States Navy. Scenes include aerial shots of the atoll; harvesting and processing fronds of coconut and pandanus trees for weaving mats, baskets, and clothing and for roofing; women's dances; preparing and roasting breadfruit; butchering and roasting pig; making sennit; fishing activities; and dancing.
Wade, Gerald: cameraman ; Davenport, William: researcher ; Emery, Kenneth: photographer ; Milne, James: translator. University of Hawaii.
The collection also includes scripts and shot notes used by Dr. Mason to prepare an edited film.
Outrigger canoe ; Grass skirts ; Sennit making ; Cookery ; Breadfruit preservation bwirn ma beljij ; Coconut copra sennit ; Pandanus tree thatch fruit mat clothing ; Dance stick secret ; Aerial view Arno Atoll ; Pig food preparation ; Ship AKL U.S. Naval vessel ; Tools shell ; Weaving basket ; Festival games gunny sack race tug of war ; Fire drills ; Jekkaro coconut tree sap
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Received from Leonard Mason in 1983.
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Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific results / prepared by the Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A & M University in cooperation with the National Science Foundation and Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc
The transformation of clay minerals during sedimentation; study on Triassic clays. (La transformation des minéraux argileux dans la sédimentation; études sur les argiles du Trias) [by] J. Lucas. Translated from French [by R. Kondor]
Critical observations versus physical models for close binary systems : a colloquium / sponsored by the US National Science Foundation and the Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, November 7-12, 1985 ; edited by Kam- Ching Leung
Beijing Colloquium Critical Observations vs. Physical Models on Close Binary Systems (1985) Search this
Organization and methods of censusing terrestrial vertebrate faunal resources; summaries of reports. (Soveshchanie po voprosam organizatsii i metodam ucheta resursov fauny nazemnykh pozvonochnykh) General editor: Yu. A. Isakov. Translated from Russian [by A. Artman]
Soveshchanie po voprosam organizatsii i metodam ucheta resursov fauny nazemnykh pozvonochnykh (1961) Search this
Wide hybridization of plants (Otdalennaya gibridizatsiya rastenii) Proceedings of the Conference on Wide Hybridization of Plants and Animals; collection of reports. Chief editor: N. V. Tsitsin. Translated from Russian [by IPST staff]
Soveshchanie po otdalennoĭ gibridizatsii rasteniĭ zhivotnykh (1958 : Moscow) Search this