Monthly Archives: November 2017

How the Yam Came to Vanuatu

Speaking of Yams… Earlier this week I posted a story about the taro and yam exchange that took place a couple of months ago in Vanuatu. Throughout Melanesia yams and taro have traditionally been the major staple crops. The two have … Continue reading

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Vanuatu’s Customary Taro and Yam Exchange

The Vanuatu Daily Post ran an interesting article about a ceremony that recently took place on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu called the ‘niel’ ceremony. This was one of those unique events that could only take place in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Beauty Within PNG

I recently received an announcement about the first female solo art exhibition in Papua New Guinea (PNG) that I thought was very special and would like to share with those that did not hear about it. “Beauty Within (PNG)” is … Continue reading

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Traditional Canoe Donated to Guam Museum

I have been meaning to share an interesting story that broke out in Guam a couple of months ago but just got sidetracked with other stories and events. The story of interest came from the Guam Daily Post who reported that the Guam … Continue reading

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