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String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands.

Willowdean Chatterson Handy

String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands.

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Published by Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English


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SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin -- 18
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Open LibraryOL20364665M

Marquesas Islands. 19th century. Turtle shell, counch shell, fiber. Gable apex figure (tekoteko) from a small house representing an Important male ancestor. maori. Mid 19th century. objects associated with god 'oro and his rise to prominence in the Society Islands in the s. Ti 'o. Tahiti, Society Islands. Sennit, feathers, human. French Polynesia - French Polynesia - History: This section focuses specifically on the history and development of the area and country now known as French Polynesia. For a discussion of the history of French Polynesia in its broader, regional context, see Pacific Islands. Archaeological evidence suggests that the Marquesas Islands may have been settled about bce from western Polynesia.


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String Figure Magazine. Table of Contents - Vol number 2 (June ) - 28 pages. Getting Started - fingers, loops, strings, and commands (pages i-ii) - an introduction to words and symbols commonly used in string figure instructions.

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BRIEN A. MEILLEUR has also worked in the Solomon Islands, Marquesas Islands and Palau. Neka Atan Hey was born and raised on Rapa Nui. and in East Polynesia (Marquesas, Society Islands and Hawaiʻi). He was manager of the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, a unit of the. String figures from the Marquesas and Society islands () Titre: String figures from the Marquesas and Society islandsRevue: Bulletin du Bishop Museum – N°18Auteur: Willowdean Chatterson HandyÉditeur.

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Craighill Handy and Willowdean Chatterson Handy; Forever the land of men: an account of a visit to the Marquesas Islands / by Willowdean C. Handy. From Tahiti, PAUL GAUGUIN Cruises invites you to embark on an all-new day cruise to the heart of idyllic islands and atolls hemmed by stunning clear-water lagoons and surrounded by an exceptional coral reef.

Aboard Le Paul Gauguin, set sail to discover French Polynesia, considered one of the most beautiful places in the world. Le Paul Gauguin will stop at the heart of the Tuamotu Islands.

The Marquesas Islands are a volcanic archipelago of 12 islands and numerous islets situated within the eastern part of French Polynesia, making it one of the most isolated groups of oceanic islands.

The International String Figure Association (ISFA) is a small, not-for-profit organization founded in by Japanese mathematician Hiroshi Noguchi and Anglican missionary Philip Noble. ISFA gathers, preserves, and distributes string figure traditions and encourages the invention of new s: Sailing to the South Pacific, whether from California or Panama, the first landfall is the Marquesas.

Joe Russell, who has lived and sailed in the Marquesas, documents this beautiful little-known place. Volcanic, tropical beauty and ease of navigation, make these islands some of the most interesting and dramatic cruising grounds in the s: 4.

We explored a couple string figures from the anthropological literature. There was no film, this time. Megan Shaw was a special guest at mentorship. Hillarey chose to present Kopu from Andersen’s Maori string figures (p64). Caroline chose to present A Mahara Raiatea from Handy’s String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands (p The Marquesas Islands (/ m ɑːr ˈ k eɪ s ə s /; French: Îles Marquises or Archipel des Marquises or Marquises; Marquesan: Te Henua ʻEnana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua ʻEnata (South Marquesan), both meaning "the land of men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean.

The Marquesas are located at ° S. - Megaliths and Aliens of the Marquesas Islands. A note on cannibalism in the Marquesas, through talking to locals, I was informed that it was not a widely practiced act amoungst the general populations of the islands.

The Marquesean societies operated under a caste system, with only the upper echeleon of the community (priests, priestesses, chiefs, prominent warriors, etc) permitted to eat. Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.

November 20 - December 4, m/s Paul Gauguin. Book Now. This sailing qualifies for a Shipboard Credit of up to $ and a reduced deposit of $ per person. Explore one of the most picturesque and geographically diverse of the Society Islands during this scenic tour of Huahine.

Analysis of sea surface gravity data along six profiles collected during the Crossgrain 2 and EW expeditions to the Marquesas Islands demonstrates that the elastic plate thickness T e is remarkably uniform, with a value of 18±2 km over the entire chain.

Given the 50 Ma age of the Marquesan lithosphere at the time of loading, this T e value agrees with the empirical relationship between. Official Marquesas Island Website with information for main Marquesas Island's including Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa.

Maps, things to do, hotels, resorts & more. The Marquesas Islands are located miles (1, km) northeast of Tahiti and spread out over 12 islands, of which only six are inhabited. Of all the major island groups of the Pacific, the Marquesas Islands suffered the greatest population decline as a result of Eurasian endemic diseases carried by European explorers, which resulted in epidemics, particularly of smallpox, to which they had no acquired immunity.

The estimated 16th-century population of overinhabitants. - French Polenysian Wood, Stone & Ivory Carving. See more ideas about Marquesas islands, Carving, Marquesas pins. In western Polynesia, the French maintain control over the islands of Wallis and Futuna. French Polynesia consists of four main island groups: the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, the Tuamotu Islands, and the Marquesas.

There are around islands in French Polynesia, and many are too small or lack resources to be inhabited. Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands. Tour the Earth’s most stunning islands in 14 nights from Tahiti. Virtually undiscovered for centuries, the remote Marquesas afford a true glimpse of authentic Polynesia.

On these rugged islands, a unique culture is inscribed in wood carvings, and artist Paul Gauguin found his muse.

s Thor Hyerdahl lived on Fatu Hiva and wrote a book about it. Taiohae is chosen as the site of the vicariate of the Marquesas. The population of the Marquesas Islands was 8, at the August census Research Ideas [edit | edit source] Online Records. - French Polynesia, Civil Registration, at FamilySearch.

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora French Polynesia’s better-known destinations— famous for exotic beauty, sparkling sands and turquoise lagoons, shiny black pearls, and an envious bohemian lifestyle. But, just a three-hour commuter flight away, a string of islands known as the Marquesas lures those in search of more seclusion, rich archaeological remains, jungles filled with wild orchids and an.

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The islands and atolls (ring-shaped coral reefs) of French Polynesia shimmer like a string of prized Tahitian pearls. Tahiti and the Society Islands have inspired generations of artists and writers seeking to capture their magical allure.

Willowdean Chatterson Handy has written: 'Tattooing in the Marquesas' -- subject(s): Ethnology, Social life and customs, Tattooing 'String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands'. Religion and expressive culture - Marquesas Islands Oceania.

Religious Beliefs. Indigenous religion was strongly dualistic, postulating a living world of light (ao) and a world of ghosts, deities, darkness, and night (po). The presence of deities (etua) in this world was believed to be vital for making work efficacious and for securing life and prosperity.

The islands of Ua Pou looked amazing, but we only sailed by on our way to Nuka Hiva. The volcanic plugs are supposed to look like Bora Bora, but the clouds apparently hide them most of the time.

We went straight to Nuka Hiva. NUKA HIVA: The island of Nuka Hiva was also good. Baie De Taiohae, the main port for the Marquesas, offers most services. the Society Islands, Rapa and Rurutu in the Australs, Pitcairn, Eiao in the Marquesas, and even one example from the Hawaiian island of Kaho‘olawe over km to the north.

The overwater bungalow. This vision of romance was invented in The Islands of Tahiti inand has become the quintessential symbol of this South Pacific paradise, and of mutiny-inspiring g in an overwater bungalow is a “can’t miss experience.” When you stay in an overwater bungalow, you get direct access to the renowned Tahitian blue lagoons from a private deck.

two red horizontal bands encase a wide white band in a ratio; centered on the white band is a disk with a blue and white wave pattern depicting the sea on the lower half and a gold and white ray pattern depicting the sun on the upper half; a Polynesian canoe rides on the wave pattern; the canoe has a crew of five represented by five stars that symbolize the five island groups; red and.

The Aranui company has been servicing the Marquesas Islands with freight deliveries since the end of World War II.

The Aranui 5 is part cruise ship ( passenger capacity) and part freighter/supply ship, bringing goods to and from the remote Marquesas and the Tuamotu Archipelago.