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The Journey of the Dead

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Title:The Journey of the Dead
Authors:Sukon, Chief
Contributors:Regenvanu, Ralph (illustrator)
LC Subject Headings:Oceania -- Periodicals.
Date Issued:2007
Publisher:University of Hawai'i Press
Center for Pacific Islands Studies
Citation:As told by Chief Sukon. 2007. The Journey of the Dead. Recorded by Ross McKerras, transc. by Numa Longga and Sanita Kennth, and transl. by Sethy and Ralph Regenvanu. The Contemporary Pacific 19 (2): 505-06.
Abstract:This story and the other oral traditions from the island of Uripiv
that are featured in this issue of The Contemporary Pacific were recorded in the
vernacular by Ross McKerras, transcribed by Numa Longga and Sanita Kenneth,
and translated into English by Sethy and Ralph Regenvanu. The stories were first
printed in The Story of the Eel and Other Stories from Uripiv Island, Vanuatu,
published in 2004 by the Vanuatu Cultural Centre, Port Vila, and are reproduced
here, in slightly edited form, with the permission of the Vanuatu National Cultural
Appears in Collections: TCP [The Contemporary Pacific], 2007 - Volume 19, Number 2

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