Friday, 17 February
Polowat and Saipan
Mario Benito and Lolobeyong Benito, No Marianna and Caroline Islander Vessel Designs in the Context of the Humboldt Forum
Mario Benito and Lolobeyong Benito, "Practices taught on Traditional Voyages & How these Practices Impact Climate Change"
Tahiti and the Society Islands
Lars Eckstein and Anja Schwarz, a short introduction to Tupaia and Society Islander vessels in the context of the Humboldt Forum
Lars Eckstein and Anja Schwarz, "Oceanian Voyaging Networks on Tupaia's Map and Tupaia's Te Nohora'a Te Mata'i System"
Response by Moeata Galenon (Tahiti) and Titaua Teipoarii (Raivavae) via zoom
Papua New Guinea
Alexis von Poser, a short introduction to the 'Luf-Boot' in the Humboldt Forum
Thor F. Jensen and Sanakoli John, short preview and discussion of Sailau (dir. Thor F. Jensen)
Sanakoli John, "Returning to Sailau: Using Ancient Vessels and Knowledge to Connect and Protect Life Across the Seas"
Gina Knapp and Sanakoli John, film excerpts and discussion of Voices of Kula (dir. Gina Knapp)
Concluding Panel Discussion: Futures of Ancestral Knowledge in Oceania and the Role of Metropolitan Museums
Setareki Ledua (Fiji), Luke O'Grady Vaikawi and Delsie Betty Bosi (Taumako), Heu'ionalani Wyeth and Mimi George (Hawai'i), Lolobeyong and Mario Benito (Saipan and Polowat), Sanakoli John (Milne Bay, PNG), Fealofani Bruun (Sāmoa), as well as Stan Wolfgramm (Aotearoa/Cook Islands, via zoom)