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The rat and the octopus

Pauline Grindley

The rat and the octopus

a legend from Ifira Island, Shefa Province

by Pauline Grindley

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Published by Vanuatu National Cultural Council in Vanuatu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Vanuatu.,
  • Folklore -- Vanuatu.,
  • Oral tradition -- Vanuatu.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtold by Charles Aiong of Ifira Island ; adapted by Pauline Grindley ; illustrated by David Tovovur.
    SeriesNabanga pikinini
    ContributionsAiong, Charles., Tovovur, David., Vanuatu National Cultural Council., Vanuatu Cultural Centre (Port-Vila, Vanuatu). Oral Arts Project.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR385.V35 G755 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22687454M
    ISBN 109789829032218
    LC Control Number2008369174

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The rat and the octopus. [Jill MacGregor] -- Pita, who lives in the village of Tuapa on the island of Niue, describes how to catch an octopus with a lure shaped like a rat. Includes some Niuean words and a. Day Octopus, Octopus cyanea. The octopus allowed the rat to sit on his head and took him to land.

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