Additional resources 

Links to additional resources and information on tapa can be found below:

Samoan siapo (tapa) 

This website is dedicated to siapo-making practices in Samoa. The information focuses on American Samoa.
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Barkcloth and the origins of paper

This article by Dr Rod Ewins delves into the origins and uses of paper, compared with bark cloth.
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Cook’s Pacific Encounters: Cook-Forster Collection 

This website explores the collection of more than 300 Pacific artefacts gathered during the three Pacific voyages taken by James Cook between 1768 and 1780. The collection is at the Georg-August University of Göttingen in Germany. 
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Savage Island Hiapo 

In this article, Professor Nicholas Thomas explores the origin of Niue hiapo.
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Fiji’s Treasured Culture Topic: bark cloth

The following website presents a collection of Fijian bark cloth from the collection at Museum Victoria in Australia in collaboration with the Fiji Museum.
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Fiji Masi: Cloth of the gods 

This is a teaching resource on Fijian masi relating to an exhibition developed in 2009 by Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures in Porirua, New Zealand. 
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Art of the Chachet, Kairak, and Uramot Baining of New Britain, Papua New Guinea by Dr. George A. Corbin 

This essay explores the masks and ritual theatre of the Baining and Gimi Peoples of Papua New Guinea. 
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