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2006 — Western's World

April – June

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Western Oregon University brings a variety of cultures to Monmouth, Oregon,
including students from the following countries:

(Click on any country to see their flag and country’s information upclose)

Brazil  ~  Bulgaria  ~  Cameroon  ~  Canada  ~  Ecuador  ~  France  ~  Germany  ~  Ghana  ~  Greece  ~  Hungary  ~  India  ~  Italy  ~  Japan  ~  Kazakhstan  ~  Kenya  ~  Mexico  ~  Nepal  ~  Netherlands  ~  North Korea  ~  People’s Republic of China  ~  Peru  ~  Philippines  ~  Saudi Arabia  ~  South Korea  ~  Taiwan  ~  United Kingdom  ~  United States  ~  Uruguay  ~  Vietnam  ~  Wales

Students from countries represented in the exhibit donated their own personal belongings to in order to show off their cultures.

 

 

 

 

mall representation of a Chief’s cushion (left) Small drum (above left) ~Courtesy loan from Ligali Harruna Woodblock prints on cloth made into cards (above) Dress and head wrap (above) Bead and shell necklaces made by village women (above) ~Courtesy Loan from Victoria Abioye-Oyewusi
Ghana – representation of a Chief’s cushion (left)
Small drum (above left)
~Courtesy loan from Ligali Harruna
Woodblock prints on cloth made into cards (above)
Dress and head wrap (above)
Bead and shell necklaces made by village women (above)
~Courtesy Loan from Victoria Abioye-Oyewusi

Magazine with chief’s image on cover (left) Map of Accra, the capital of Ghana (right) Monies from Ghana (front) ~Courtesy Loan from Victoria Abioye-Oyewusi
Ghana – Magazine with chief’s image on cover (left) Map of Accra, the capital of Ghana (right) Monies from Ghana (front) ~Courtesy Loan from Victoria Abioye-Oyewusi

Traditional Embrodery (center) Small Greek Icon of the Virgin Mary (Eleousa, meaning tender touch) with Christ child (right) Books written in Greek (back) Evil Eye medallion and worry beads (right) ~Courtesy loan from Cornelia Paraskevas
GREECE – Traditional Embrodery (center)
Small Greek Icon of the Virgin Mary (Eleousa, meaning tender touch) with Christ child (right)
Books written in Greek (back)
Evil Eye medallion and worry beads (right)
~Courtesy loan from Cornelia Paraskevas

Shadow puppets (center and left, on the pole) Dolls representing traditional dress: male & female (right) Reproduction Cycladic Statue from the Cyclides Isle (left) ~Courtesy loan from Cornelia Paraskevas
GREECE – Shadow puppets (center and left, on the pole)
Dolls representing traditional dress: male & female
(right)
Reproduction Cycladic Statue from the Cyclides Isle (left)
~Courtesy loan from Cornelia Paraskevas

 Geta shoes with tabi socks (above left) Lion figurine (above left) Dog figurines (center) Patterned string ball (center) Men’s Kimono (above right) ~Courtesy loan from Darrin Divers

JAPAN – Geta shoes with tabi socks (above left)
Lion figurine (above left)
Dog figurines (center)
Patterned string ball (center)
Men’s Kimono (above right)
~Courtesy loan from Darrin Divers

Folded paper doll (center) Tea ceremony cups (center) Mask (right) ~Courtesy loan from Darrin Divers Japanese Children’s books Japanese Tile Game ~Courtesy loan from Heather Shinn
JAPAN – Folded paper doll (center)
Tea ceremony cups (center)
Mask (right)
~Courtesy loan from Darrin Divers
Japanese Children’s books
Japanese Tile Game
~Courtesy loan from Heather Shinn

KENYA: Black wooden carving representing  activities from village life (above) Woven basket (behind carving) Bead jewelry made by village women (left) ~ Courtesy loan from Francis Kamweti
KENYA – Black wooden carving representing
activities from village life (above)
Woven basket (behind carving)
Bead jewelry made by village women (left)
~ Courtesy loan from Francis Kamweti

VIETNAM: Tricycle model - traditional transportation. It is used for many purposes. Tourists often enjoy having a ride on it while touring around towns. (left) Wooden dolls representing the various regions of Vietnam (above: left-middle region; middle- Southern region; right-Northern region) Postcards from Vietnam ~Courtesy loan from Duy Nguyen
VIETNAM – Tricycle model – traditional transportation. It is used for many purposes. Tourists often enjoy having a ride on it while touring around towns. (left)
Wooden dolls representing the various regions of Vietnam (above: left-middle region; middle- Southern region; right-Northern region)
Postcards from Vietnam
~Courtesy loan from Duy Nguyen

TURKEY Prayer rug (left) Old money from Turkey (right) ~Courtesy loan from Jeanette Ferguson
TURKEY – Prayer rug (left)
Old money from Turkey (right)
~Courtesy loan from Jeanette Ferguson

SAUDIA ARABIA Soda cans (right and above) Money from Saudia Arabia (above) Sultan’s pipe (far right) ~Courtesy loan from Jeanette Ferguson
SAUDIA ARABIA – Soda cans (right and above)
Money from Saudia Arabia (above)
Sultan’s pipe (far right)
~Courtesy loan from Jeanette Ferguson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location:

2nd Floor Lobby

Curators:
Lee Clarkson
Jeanette Ferguson
Allison Mack
Heather Shinn
Samantha Spidell

Under the supervision of Dr. Emily Plec