Chaepen e Churuu’ Nu Waab nge Mad nu Waab (History of Yapese Traditional Dances and Attire)
Description This is a story about traditional dances and attire in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Traditional dances tell stories of different topics such as suffering, inter-village relationships, and romantic experiences. These stories serve to transfer knowledge from generation to generation, and some of them help transmit moral lessons through lyrics and words used in the dances. Normally, it is a way of remembering events and occasions in the past that mark an important point in the history of the village, persons, community, etc. The traditional attire used consists of men’s and women’s clothes that signify the physical development of each gender and that further break down by occasions, such as daywear and those associated with special occasions.
Manage No AI00000499
Country Federated States of Micronesia
Audio Performer N/A Year 1989
Place File Size 18.4
Definition File Format MP3
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