Tuesday, January 09, 2007

it's not tahitian...

it's a tokelauan dance... for more info:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokelau

i am leaving hawaii for snowy seattle tomorrow. this will be my last post until i get back to the northwest of whatever. so i close out with natahli and ko'olina performing "pate pate" - (this is from sunday night - and this dance aint easy) but, once again... it's not tahitian, it's tokelauan.

for more on te vaka, the group that performs this number:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Te_Vaka



6 comments:

nats said...

hey!! man, those two girls can dance. j/k. Love you much and hope you had a safe flight. We miss you already.

jrm said...

thanks! (weird that blogger didn't show i had a comment there!) and you're right, those two girls can dance) i was looking at the stats. 251 people have watched that video. wow. somebody's gonna get famous

nats said...

hey uncle, it didnt show because on our comp you are automatically signed in. yes, i natahli was the one that wrote the top one

jrm said...

i knew it was you... i haven't started editing the one video this weekend. (for reasons that wouldn't hold up in court). but i am gonna get to it soon!

i will try and post a little more often now that i am back in the swing of things.

Maly said...

Wow, that was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the dancing. I want to learn it. I think I'm going to copy. hehe.

jrm said...

enroll monsavanh in tahitian dance classes as soon as she starts walking... and then you can live vicariously through her. hehehe...