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The 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:
  • Social life and customs,
  • String figures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Honor Maude
    SeriesOccasional papers in Asian and Pacific studies -- no. 2, Occasional papers in Asian and Pacific studies -- no. 2.
    ContributionsLibraries Board of South Australia
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 151 p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27089680M
    ISBN 100724300112
    ISBN 109780724300112
    OCLC/WorldCa56485979

    Photographic facsimile of land ownership recorded while Nauru was incorporated into the German Protectorate of the Marshall Islands. Reproduced by the Australian Department of Territories. Spine title, Vol. 1: Nauru land records. Nauru pictures: Check out Tripadvisor members' candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Nauru.

    Nauru is a tiny phosphate rock island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean south of the Marshall Islands in is only 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the Equator at coordinatesNauru is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean—the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Makatea in French Polynesia. The point star on Nauru’s modern flag represents the 12 ancient clans who ruled centuries ago. In , the British became the first Europeans to encounter Nauru and name it Pleasant Island, but the island’s first known permanent settlers were two escaped Irish convicts who arrived around

    Nauru Island. 3, likes 3 talking about this. I love God and my country, I will honor the flag, I will serve the Republic and cheerfully obey my parents, teachers and the laws. (EnviroNews World News) — Nauru — A worldwide petition has been launched by the Nauriana International Project imploring the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) to forge a rescue plan people on the island of Nauru, previously know as “Pleasant Island.” The South Pacific island is home to people of Micronesian and Polynesian descent, and is one of the tiniest.


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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».

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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The string figures of Nauru Island | Honor Maude | download | B–OK. 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. Solomon Islands string figures (String figures monographs; no.l) Bibliography ISBN 0 0 x 1. String figures - Solomon Islands.

Title First published This book has been published with the assistance of the REPUBLIC OF NAURU FUND Australian National University of the. 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 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. 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.

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] 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.

Nauru. 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. 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 (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 - 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. Flag of Nauru. Image credit – CIA.

For a period of time, Nauru’s phosphate made the tiny country’s per capita income the highest in the world, after Saudi Arabia. The only railway line in the country was five kilometers was used to transport phosphate from the center of the island to the processing plants at the southwest coast ().

Sailing to Nauru inEllis found that 80 percent of the entire island — the raised central plateau Nauruans call “Topside” — was rich in phosphate of lime. The Pacific Islands Company was renamed the Pacific Phosphate Company, and in a deal was made with Germany to mine Nauru.

I t’s exactly 50 years since Nauru gained independence. Settled by Micronesians and Polynesians at least 3, years ago, the remote Pacific island. 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.