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Marshallese Oral History Project

BM2The Marshallese Oral History Project is an ambitious, multi-year project to record and archive individual stories of Marshallese traditional and contemporary society.  Interviews are conducted in Marshallese or English (determined by the narrator) by Albious Latior, Benetick Kabua Maddison, and Terry Takamaru. Topics recorded to date include: traditional canoe-building, the role of women in Marshallese society, traditional massage, nuclear testing and its impact, the creation of the Constitution of the RMI, clans, and life both in the Islands and in Arkansas from the Marshallese perspective.

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