Mitsuo Aoki

Ulu Mendiola's hula sisters picking ferns 12/30/1997

Ulu Mendiola's hula sisters picking ferns recorded on 12/30/1997 for the documentary "Living Your Dying." Mendiola's hula sisters in forest gather lauaʻe ferns and prepare them for Mendiola's funeral to adorn her casket. They chant occasionally while they work. One of Mendiola's hula sisters explains the meaning of the braided lauaʻe ferns. Footage spans 2 videotapes.

Languages: English


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