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VerF 1300 Pac.
Copies In: 5
Copies Owned: 5
Video Video
TITLE: Lieweila [videorecording] : a Micronesian story.
ADDED TITLE: Beret E. Strong & Cinta M. Kaipat
PUBLISHED: 1998.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video cassette (57:30 mins.) : sd., col. , with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Story sheet in VerF1300 Pac.
NOTES: Extra copy.
NOTES: "A film by Beret E. Strong and Cinta Matagolai Kaipat."
NOTES: This film is the story of the Refalawasch, an ancient Micronesian culture. Known for navigating vast distances guided only by the stars and the swells of the sea, this resourceful people now faces the challenge of cultural survival. Colonized over the past 150 years by Spain, Germany, Japan, and now the United States, these newly naturalized U.S. citizens are struggling with rapid development and a massive influx of tourists and foreign workers. In "Lieweila, " the Refalawasch tell their story for the first time and explore how to preserve "Tipiyeew," their ancestors' spirit of one-mind, one-voice, and one-heart, in their changing world.
NOTES: VHS.
NOTES: In English and Carolinian with English subtitles.
NOTES: English.
NOTES: Photo in film: Courtesy of Trust Territory Archives, Pacific Collection, University of Hawaii Library
ELEC. ACCESS: http://www.bewellnet.com/lieweila/lieweila.html
SUBJECT: Micronesians--Northern Mariana Islands--History.
SUBJECT: Documentary films.
SUBJECT: Northern Mariana Islands--History.
SUBJECT: Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands)--History.
SUBJECT: Pagan Island (Northern Mariana Islands)--History.
ADDED ENTRY: Strong, Beret E., 1961-
ADDED ENTRY: Kaipat, Cinta Matagolai.

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