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Title Pacific voices : keeping our cultures alive / [edited by] Miriam Kahn and Erin Younger ; with photographs by Mary Randlett and Sam Van Fleet.

Published Seattle : University of Washington Press in association with Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.074797772 PACI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 176 pages : illustrations (some colour), colour map ; 26 cm
Notes "Book springs from 'Pacific Voices', a longterm exhibit that opened at the Burke Museum in late 1997"--Acknowledgments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-167) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Objects of Culture / Miriam Kahn 3 -- 1 Hawaiian Pahu: Voice of the Gods / Iwalani Christian 7 -- 2 Hawaiian Pahu: Foundation of the Hula / Moodette Ka'Apana 19 -- 3 Samoan Tanoa: A Visible Symbol of Community / Veronica Leasiolagi Barber, Sapina Pele 29 -- 4 Maori Korowai: Mantle of Status / Aotaumarewa Lorraine Elkington Morehouse 39 -- 5 Micronesian Canoe: Reminder of a Way of Life / Rokuro Mesiab, David Hawelmai 51 -- 6 Vietnamese Incense Burner: Vehicle for Carrying Prayers / Rose Dang, Thuy Vu 61 -- 7 Lao Khaen: Instrument of Spiritual Nourishment / Khampha Chantharangsy, Kham Oui Sikhanthat 71 -- 8 Philippine Santo Nino: Icon of the Holy Child / Jack Buzzard, Marcela Antonia Buzzard 81 -- 9 Korean Gourd Cups: Symbol of a Perfect Union / Sonia Kim 89 -- 10 Japanese Obutsudan: Altar to Remember Loved Ones / Reverend Dean Koyama 97 -- 11 Japanese Taiko: Drum for Learning about Culture / Seattle Matsuri Taiko 105 -- 12 Chinese New Year Foods: Meals that Bring Families Together / Maxine Chan, Ron Chew, Donnie Chin, Helen Kay, Laura Wong-Whitebear 115 -- 13 Coast Salish Fish Hook: Reminder of the Importance of Salmon / Leonard Forsman 125 -- 14 Coast Salish Voyaging Canoe: Carrier of the Culture / Peg Deam 131 -- 15 Coast Salish River Canoe: A Place to Learn Patience / Vi Hilbert 137 -- 16 Northwest Coast Wolf Headdres: Representation of Who We Are / George David 143 -- 17 Inupiaq Umiaq: Symbol of a Way of Life / Larry Ulaaq Ahvakana 151 -- Conclusion: Voices Within Our Community / Erin Younger 159.
Other author Kahn, Miriam.
Younger, Erin.
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Subject Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture -- Exhibitions.
Material culture -- Washington (State) -- Exhibitions.
Material culture -- Asia -- Exhibitions.
Material culture -- Oceania -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Exhibitions.
Pacific Islanders -- Material culture -- Exhibitions.
Asians -- Material culture -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 029598550X (paperback: alk. paper)