~ Sustainable Seafaring from Oceania. History, Design, and Relevance ~

June 06, 2010

Variations on a Micronesian voyaging theme

Variations on a theme for a Micronesian Voyaging piece. The elements are the dolphin, the Oceanic Crabclaw sail, frigate and tropic birds, clouds, and waves. The ribbon at the bottom proclaims, "Pwerra, Maumau, Reipy", that is Fierceness, Strength, Wisdom - the three qualities a palu, or navigator, must have according to Mau.