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Title: SD1-088
Issue Date: 02 Dec 2014
Description: Genre: Myth. Title: Punga Hari (a grandmother, or great grandmother) tells the myth Wunu and Noa. Wunu (six stars constellation, Big bear) and Noa (the morning star, Venus) live on the earth, eat sweet potatoes together. Then they go to the betel tree and asks it to take them to the "moon and sky", the heavens. It does, and since then they live there. Wunu and Noa are important in Palu'e mythology and cosmology. They are related to the ancestors; their souls. The constellation is used as a sign to determine the right time to plant mung beans. Recorded by SD in Ndeo 2 Dec -14 in the evening on the 'woga' (bamboo bench) in front of Sosu Dua's (Sosu Karapaune) house after Sosu had narrated about Siga. Hari has a soft voice.
Pages/Duration: 0:01:52
Appears in Collections:Stefan Danerek Collection - Palu'e Audio

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