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Pacific Traditions Society

Pacific Traditions Society (PTS) is a small non-profit organization with educational purpose, based in the USA. .

The Vaka Taumako Project (VTP) was the idea of Te Aliki Koloso Kaveia of Taumako. He needed outside help, so he asked Mimi George. In 1996 the VTP started, as a research project permitted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of Solomon Islands. PTS was the responsible non-governmental organization (NGO), and Mimi George was Principal Investigator. The VTP was led by Koloso Kaveia, with support of PTS

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Preservation of Traditional Knowledge and Ancient Crafts in the Solomon Islands

This project, which includes the documentation of traditional TepPuke voyaging knowledge unique to the Solomon Islands, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to assist …

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