Upward Bound Pohnpei/Kosrae Cultural Ceremony

05 August 2005

Upward Bound students from Pohnpei came to Kosrae for summer Goodwill games. On Friday, 05 August 2005, the students performed cultural ceremonies for each other.

The Pohnpeians performed a sakau ceremony. A sakau plant was brought and the stems were first cut. Then the Pohnpeians pounded the sakau. Amy Manuel, working with the UB program on Pohnpei, received the third cup.

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Samuel Waguk pounded fafa fiti as a demonstration of a tradition of Kosrae.

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The fafa fiti was extremely popular with the Pohnpeians
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