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String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands

Willowdean C. Handy

String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands

by Willowdean C. Handy

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Published by The Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • French Polynesia,
  • Marquesas Islands.,
  • Society Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • String figures.,
    • Ethnology -- French Polynesia -- Marquesas Islands.,
    • Ethnology -- French Polynesia -- Society Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      On cover: Bayard Dominick expedition. Publication no. 11.

      Statementby Willowdean Chatterson Handy.
      SeriesBernice P. Bishop museum. Bulletin 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN670 .B4 no. 18
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p.
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6685484M
      LC Control Number26000469
      OCLC/WorldCa5018955

      Closer to the equator than the rest of French Polynesia, the Marquesas’ climate is a bit different. Temperatures and humidity tend to be slightly higher than in Tahiti. There is no bad time to visit: in theory, June to September sees heavier rain while November to March is drier (exactly opposite from the rest of French Polynesia) and. The Marquesas - Fenua Enata in Marquesan, "Land of Men" - are a group of islands situ-ated more than 1, kilometers northeast of Tahiti. Divided into two different groups, they are one of French Polynesia’s five archipelagos.

      Typee, a Romance of the South Sea is the first book by American writer Herman Melville. Herman Melville (–) was an American novelist, poet, and writer of short stories. A classic in the literature of travel and adventure partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva, which Melville spelled as Nukuheva, in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands, in Answer 1 of 2: Arriving on Crystal Dec. 3. Which ate the best beaches to snokel from?

      Forever the land of men: an account of a visit to the Marquesas Islands / by Willowdean C. Handy ; illu String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands / by Willowdean Chatterson Handy; Handcrafts of the Society Islands / by Willowdean Chatterson Handy; The native culture in the Marquesas / . The remoteness of the islands and the scarcity of interisland transportation deserve special attention when planning your trip. It's easy to get to Hiva Oa and Nuku Hiva, since Air Tahiti flies to both from Papeete almost daily. One of these flights, usually on Saturday, stops in Rangiroa before.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Handy, Willowdean Chatterson. String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, Camilla Gryski, 8 books W. Rouse Ball, 5 books Kathleen Haddon, 3 books Ikuko Asō, 3 books Joanmarie Kalter, 2 books Raymond William Firth, 2 books Hornell, James, 2 books Anne Akers Johnson, 2 books Ruth Stotter, 2 books Ruth Oakley, 2 books Kenneth Pike Emory, 1 book Diamond Jenness, 1 book A.

Johnston Abraham, 1 book R. Albérès, 1. Handy, W.C. () "String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands." Bishop Museum, Bulletin (Reprint editionGermantown, New York: Periodicals Service Co.).

(92 pages) Hornell, J. () "String figures from Fiji and Western Polynesia." Bishop Museum Bulletin (Reprint edition Germantown, New York: Periodicals Service.

Cornaceae and allies in the Marquesas and neighboring islands. Brown, F.B.H. 22 pp. Volume Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker islands.

Emory, K.p. [Reprinted ] Volume String figures from Hawaii; including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands. Dickey, L.A. Volume Fringing and fossil reefs of Oahu. Marquesas Islands The Marquesas Islands are an archipelago of about a dozen islands in French Polynesia, most with steep sas Islands has about residents.

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Places by cover. 1–7 of 12 (next | show all) Works (12) Titles: Order: Early Observations of Marquesan Culture, by Edwin N. Ferdon: Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris. Commissariat des. String-figures from the Gilbert Islands O The generic name for string-figures in the Northern Gilberts is wau, while in the Southern islands it is tai (cf.

Mangaian ai, Tongan fai, Maori whai, etc.). The former is probably a purely Gilbertese term and is the only one given in Bingham,5 while the latter is very likely. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Willowdean Chatterson Handy books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Supplement to the Journal of the Polynesian Society. STRING-FIGURES From the Gilbert Islands. BY H. and H. MAUDE. INSTALMENT No. Pages 65—72 - ii Page is blank - TE MANOKU NI METIKO (The Gulf of Mexico). (Obtained by Mr. Grimble from Nei Tion of Marakei.) Not seen elsewhere.

String Figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bullereprinted New York: Krause Reprint, Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bullereprinted New York: Krause Reprint, Cited by: 3.

The Marquesas Islands, like the Society Islands, appear to have been settled from western Polynesia by about B. C.; populations spread gradually from the larger and more hospitable valleys on the southeastern coasts of the large islands to occupy more arid and rugged areas throughout the group.

There is little evidence for exchange or sustained contact with other eastern Polynesian. Visit the Marquesas Islands on this 7-night vacation. Spend 3 nights at the Nuku Hiva Keikahanui Pearl Lodge and 3 nights at the Hiva Oa Hanakee Pearl Lodge and experience the authenticity of Tahiti with daily breakfast and dinner, complimentary pocket WiFi, and a private driver and dinner reservations on your final night in Tahiti |   String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands by Dickey, Lyle A.

(Lyle Alexander), b. Publication date Topics String figures, Ethnology, Ethnology, Ethnology Publisher RAW MICHIGAN BOOK ZIP download. download 1 file Pages: String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands / by Willowdean Chatterson Handy L'art des Iles Marquises / Willowdean C.

Handy ; precede d'une introduction par E.S. Craighill Handy Samoan house building, cooking, and tattooing / by E.S. Craighill Handy and Willowdean Chatterson Handy. Hornell, in his book on the string-figures of Fiji and Western Polynesia, 2 gives three figures learnt from a Gilbertese in Samoa.

The “Unnamed Figure” there given is clearly Na Umake and the figure “Teuila” is Na Ubwebwe itself. The final figure is the widely spread Te Taba. After a synthesis of the invariant and distinctive features between Chaco and Trobriands string figures corpora—that the book brings to light—this chapter raises the anthropological issue of the wide circulation of string figures all over the world.

Handy WC () String figures from the Marquesas and Society Islands. Bishop Museum. Contact with the white man was especially devastating in the Marquesas Islands. Apart from the disintegration of the traditional social structure – caused by the likes of imported alcohol and firearms – natives were defenseless against diseases brought over by their foreign “guests”.From an estimated peak population ofas few as 4, lived to see the beginning of the 20th.

Marquesas is a magical word that conjures thoughts of tropical breezes, emerald green water surrounding a tropical island paradise. That may be true in the T.V. since of the word, however, to the avid sportfishing angler it means a ring (yes, a true atoll) of islands surrounded by acres and acres of pristine water and shallow flats where giant Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Mutton Snappers, great.The Marquesas Islands (/ m ɑːr ˈ k eɪ s ə s /; French: Îles Marquises or Archipel des Marquises or Marquises; Marquesan: Te Henua (K)enana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua ʻ Enata (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 9° 00 S.The Marquesas Islands Nuku Hiva. If God had a “big house” symbolizing the Marquesas Islands, the largest of them – Nuku Hiva – would represent the top of the framework. The vertiginous volcanic peaks and amazing slopes blend with the blue of the Pacific Ocean.

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