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The Rope of Tradition : Reflections of a Saipan Carlolinian (Traditional Navigator and Canoe Builder) SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Lino M. Olapai

Published by Northern Mariana Islands Council, 2005
ISBN 10: 187845384X / ISBN 13: 9781878453846
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Title: The Rope of Tradition : Reflections of a ...

Publisher: Northern Mariana Islands Council

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

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Just like a new book - This book is signed by the author on title page with a short inscription to another islander,.,-,-,-, Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12202245869

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Synopsis: From back cover of book: [Topic of book:] "Indigenous Micronesian cultures and the issues and challenges confronting cultural preservation in the face of rapid globalization.' . . . "Indigenous cultures throughout Micronesia have undergone major changes over the six decades since the end of World War II, a situation that has been particularly acute on Saipan, the capital island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. "The Rope of Tradition," written by Saipan Carolinian Lino M. Olopai with the assistance of cultural anthropologist Dr. Juliana Flinn, describes Mr. Olopai's longstanding efforts to document and better understand his rich cultural heritage and to seek a balance between traditional ways and the demands of the modern world."

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