February 22, 2020 3:15 pm

Event Category: 
Science Dome

He tini ngā whetū e ngaro i te kapua iti.
(Many stars cannot be concealed by a small cloud)

--Maori proverb

Mau Piailug, Micronesian Navigator, is from the Carolinian island of Satawal, best known as a teacher of traditional, non-instrument wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging.

Mau's Carolinian navigation system —which relies on navigational clues using the sun and stars, winds and clouds, seas and swells, and birds and fish — was acquired through rote learning passed down through teachings in the oral tradition.

Pierce College Science Dome
Rainier Building, Room 263
Fort Steilacoom Campus
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA  98498

Campus Location: 
Fort Steilacoom
Rainier (RAI)
Room Number: 
Science Dome
Event Contact Name: 
Hillary Stephens
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