Mary Hamilton: Boat Building and the Role of the Boat in Tao Culture

Written by  Fulbright Taiwan Thursday, 15 October 2015 16:54
Mary Hamilton's research focuses on traditional boat building and its role in Tao culture, from the first meeting to decide to build a boat to its completion and ritual initiation.
 
Mary Hamilton is a graduate of Fordham University. As a Fulbright Fellow at National Taitung University's Department of Public and Cultural Affairs, she is researching boat building among the Tao indigenous people of Orchid Island from an anthropological perspective.
 
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