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String figures from Hawaii

Lyle A. Dickey

String figures from Hawaii

including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands

by Lyle A. Dickey

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Published by Kraus Reprint in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.,
  • Vanuatu.,
  • Gilbert Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • String figures -- Hawaii.,
    • String figures -- Vanuatu.,
    • String figures -- Gilbert Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lyle A. Dickey.
      SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin ;, 54.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN455.S9 D5 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination169 p. :
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3019963M
      ISBN 100527021601
      LC Control Number85000087
      OCLC/WorldCa11650171

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String figures from Hawaii: Including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, (Bernice P. Bishop museum. Bulletin 54) [Dickey, Lyle A] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. String figures from Hawaii: Including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, (Bernice P.

Bishop museum. Bulletin 54)Author: Lyle A Dickey. Creating String Figures is much more than a children's game. This ancient art and tradition is known all over the world in many different ways.

With this unique video you will see and learn typical String Figures from Hawaii. --Kealoha Stokes This DVD shows ten different String Figures: Loli/Sea Cucumber, One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes, Nine Eyes, Fish in the Net Format: DVD. Get this from a library. String figures from Hawaii including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands.

[Lyle A Dickey]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dickey, Lyle A. (Lyle Alexander), b. String figures from Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, by Lyle A.

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Be the first. Click to read more about String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands by Lyle A. Dickey. LibraryThing is a cataloging and Author: Lyle A. Dickey. Page 3 what, or maui, the 'cat'scradle, ' is a game very similar to our own, but the cord is made to assume many more forms, and these are said to be different scenes in their mythology, such as Hine-nui-te-po, Mother Night bringing forth her progeny, Maru and the gods, and Maui fishing up thecanoes, houses, etc., are also represented.

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Details *. This book is a sequel to Johnson's "Cat's Cradle", which contained five string figures. This book has seven more, from around the world--Paraguay, Australia, Ghana, the U.S. (a Navajo string figure), New Guinea, Alaska, and Ireland.

Each is accompanied by photographs of the children who taught Johnson the figures, and good detailed diagrams of /5(10). String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, [Vol. 1, no. 54] Rights/Permissions: The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes.

These materials may be under copyright. Videos from Hawaii and some from the Gilbert Islands. Storyteller Anne Glover of Victoria BC uses string figures to weave a story introduction at the National Storytelling Network's annual conference.

The joke at the end of the clip is a reference to. Making string figures is a pastime that kids String figures from Hawaii book adults throughout the world have enjoyed for thousands of years.

String figures are really fun to make. Long before TV, or even books, people were using string figures to illustrate the stories they told around the campfire. This book addresses the mathematical rationality contained in the making of string figures.

It does so by using interdisciplinary methods borrowed from anthropology, mathematics, history and philosophy of mathematics. The practice of string figure-making has long been carried out in many societies, and particularly in those of oral tradition.

Internet Archive BookReader String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands. A very inexpensive toy--only string and book needed.

Two of the best string figures: Apache Door (pg) and Ten Men (pg). On pg. the Cat's Cradle shows 8 figures to make children takes turns making a figure, passing the string back and forth.

I bet some of you adults played Cat's Cradle when you were a child Cited by: 8. Sort of Easy Figures: Setting Sun, Sea Snake, Mystery Animal, A Lizard, Two Coyotes, Rain, Sardines. String Figures for Two: Cat's Cradle. World's Easiest String Figure. Challenging Figures: Little Fishes, The Porker (AKA The Dancing Headless Pig), The Frog, Three Sunfish, Storm Clouds.

Additions. Visit our Zazzle store: Fine Poster Art. String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, (Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, ), by Lyle A. Dickey (page images at HathiTrust) String figures: a study of cat's-cradle in many lands / by Caroline Furness Jayne ; with an ethnological introduction by Alfred C.

Haddon. Welcome to the String Figure Store. While shopping with us, we want you to be completely happy with the experience. Claassen, S. () "Some Yup’ik String Figures as made by Anna Backford (Nushagak, Southwest Alaska) in " Bulletin of the International String Figure Association Claassen, S.

() "Yup’ik String Figures as made by Carley Foster from Eek, Alaska" Bulletin of the International String Figure Association Inuit string figures reindeer, wolf, and pig. The following is a list of string figures, various figures which can be made using a loop of string, and which occur in games such as cat's cradle.

Most of the titles are translations and/or descriptions. 5 External links. Explanation of the format of these listings. A few Eskimo and Indian games from Alaska—Figures known only from the finished patterns—Nauru figures—Eskimo figures—Hawaiian figures—A Zuñi figure—Australian figures.

Chapter 10 Geographical distribution of string figures—A few invented figures— The Scarab — The Lozenge — The Square — Variation of Coral — Two Dolphins.

The International String Figure Association (ISFA) is a small, not-for-profit organization founded in by Japanese mathematician Hiroshi Noguchi and Anglican missionary Philip Noble. ISFA gathers, preserves, and distributes string figure traditions and encourages the invention of new figures.4/5(24).

String figures are found in almost all of the cultures of the world: Africa, The Arctic, Australia, Japan, The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Among the indigenous cultures of North America, Central and South America and throughout Europe, Asia, the United States and the Middle East.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hornell, James, String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, At some time in your youth, no doubt, you took a loop of string and made a "cat's-cradle," a "Jacob's ladder," or some other type of figure by looping and crossing the string between the fingers.

But perhaps you were not aware that this is actually an ancient form of amusement, that it is practiced in all parts of the globe, and is especially popular among primitive tribes.5/5(2). Finger Strings: A Book of Cats Cradles and String Figures by Michael Taylor is a wonderful new collection of traditional and original string games for kids.

LOG IN Brand: Bella Luna Toys. How to Do String Figures. String figures are a type of children's game played all around the world. They are thought to be one of the oldest games, possibly originating in the Stone Age.

Many of these start with a basic figure called 29%(). The Huna of String Figures: A Secret Magic Revealed, by Lois Stokes H.U.N.A.,by Paul Waters European Dynamind Tour, on the road with Fern and Michael, includes photos Symbolizing Ourselves, by Jo Danieli Weaving The Prayer Flower, by Lois Stokes Lost Thread (a true story), by Jo Danieli Lomi Lomi Lokahi, by Fern Merle-Jones Choices, by Paul Waters.

String figures may have ritual, aesthetic, mythological, or religious significance—or, like Cat's Cradle, just be fun to make. Long before TV or books, people were using string figures to illustrate the stories they told around the campfire.

The book explores different modes of conceptualization of the practice of string figure-making and analyses various source material through these conceptual tools: it looks at research by mathematicians, as well as ethnographical publications, and personal fieldwork findings in the Chaco, Paraguay, and in the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea Brand: Springer International Publishing.

Caroline Augusta Furness Jayne (July 3, – J ) was an American wrote the best-known book on string figures, String Figures and How to Make Them: a study of cat's cradle in many lands, Born: 3 July Alan Brennert is the author of the historical novels Palisades Park, Honolulu (chosen one of the best books of by The Washington Post), and Moloka'i, which won the Bookies Award, sponsored by the Contra Costa Library, for the Book Club Book of the Year (and has sold overcopies since publication).

It was also a One Book /5. A string figure is a design formed by manipulating string on, around, and using one's fingers or sometimes between the fingers of multiple people.

String figures may also involve the use of the mouth, wrist, and feet. They may consist of singular images or be created and altered as a game, known as a string game, or as part of a story involving various figures made in sequence (string.

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment. Name * Email * Website. The book explores different modes of conceptualization of the practice of string figure-making and analyses various source material through these conceptual tools: it looks at research by mathematicians, as well as ethnographical publications, and personal fieldwork findings in the Chaco, Paraguay, and in the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea.

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The Japanese call these string tricks Ayatori. Instructions for how to make a spider web cat's cradle string figure out of string in this easy step by step video tutorial.String figures. A study of cat's-cradle in many lands This book, "String figures," by Caroline Furness Jayne, is a replication of a book.

Rooted in tribal customs and cultural traditions from around the world, making string figures is an ancient pastime that continues to charm people of all ages. This compilation of projects from String Figure Magazine presents easy-to-follow photographs and simple, step-by-step directions for creating more than two dozen captivating string.