Monthly Archives: April 2012

UCSD’s Melanesian Archive Turns 30

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Library’s Melanesian Archives turns 30 years old this year. Materials from this unique archive will be on exhibit in the library beginning May 1. Additionally,  on May 9, the library will hold a … Continue reading

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That Curious Cult in Vanuatu

As we continue to look for support for our project in Vanuatu (visit our project at:  http://goto.gg/9875),  we thought it would be a good time to share a little information about an unusual cargo cult. Vanuatu is one of the … Continue reading

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ICAS Begins Work in the Solomon Islands

 I’m pleased to report that the British Solomon Islands Protectorate (BSIP) preservation project began this week and got off to a good start. As you may recall, ICAS was awarded a grant to help preserver the BSIP Collection at the … Continue reading

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Let’s Look a Little at Vanuatu

Just thought I provide a little information on this glorious Easter Sunday about one of the most fascinating countries in the world.   Vanuatu is a collection of about 80 islands and is located about 1,750 kilometres (1,090 mi) east of northern … Continue reading

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A Digital Mangaian Dictionary

Here is some interesting news coming out of Mangaia, the most southern island in the Cook Islands chain. A small group of people comprised of University of South Pacific Cook Islands, director Rod Dixon, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) professors … Continue reading

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Help Us Establish a New Archives in Vanuatu

ICAS has listed a new project with GlobalGiving. The challenge is to raise $4000 in a 1 month from 50 donors. If successful, we will gain a permanent spot on GlobalGiving that will help us for future projects in the … Continue reading

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