Tag: mau pialug

The Navigators Film

One of the parts of the Beginner's Guide course that is always popular, no doubt because it is a break from listening to me bang on, is when I show a short excerpt from the film, The Navigators. In this excellent 1982 Sam Low documentary about indigenous Pacific navigation methods,…

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On Course

During the Beginner's Guide course at West Dean College today we watched a few minutes from the unique film, 'The Navigators'.The film is about Mau Pialug, one of a very small number of Pacific Islanders still skilled in using traditional Pacific navigation methods. He explains his use of the stars…

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