Material Culture Presentations
On the 17th and 9th of March the spring 2010 ethnobotany class did individual presentations on material culture.
Fritzgerald reports on the many uses of dipnihd, coconut husk fiber.
Yorida presented a mwarmwar made of seirenwai.
Marcia presents a Kosraean pahl.
Iumileen presents a traditional basket, kopwou.
Jeffrey presents a ngarangar. When filled with sakau the cup is called a kohwa. The cup shown belongs to his grandfather and Jeffrey needed explicit permission to remove the cup from his home.
Sweeter and Jessica also show off their family ngarangar.
Lolyn displays an image of a Marshallese navigation chart.