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The vessel changes names nearly ten times depending on its owners and circumstances, and it travels widely from its origin in Upolu Samoa to Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, Rarotonga, and then it is retired as the well-known founding waka Takitumu in Aotearoa. Reiterating the treatment of women as an index of civilization or its lackPapalagk is positioned as the noble foil to a nation of warmongering rapists Consequently, my ques- tion as to why a Polynesian vessel should have been expected to symbolize the U.

As wls demonstration of the power of their maritime vessels, the forty-six atmo- spheric explosions conducted from to were primarily orches- trated and launched from French naval ships and barges.

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Alfred Crosby has demonstrated that European empires in the Atlantic developed their island colonization skills by limiting native mobility We carry within us the seas out of which we came. Whether rendered as a voyaging canoe, a naval ship, a drifting raft, or metaphorically as ethnic blood, the concept of the vessel is integral to territorial claims of indigenous sovereignty as well as masculine ethnic regionalism.

Operation Crossroads, a mystifying name for the nuclearization of two supposedly isolated islands, was made possible by naval technologies: This inquiry helps us to understand a vital component of imagining Oceania: Saga of a Polynesian Canoe b. Like maritime novels in general, the homosocial decks of the voyaging canoe maintain a precarious hold on their heterosexuality by gendering the ship as an accessible female body. As one histo- rian observes: Vessels of the Pacific: While his maritime travels with the Allies open his perspective to a broader regional understanding of what will become the island nation of independent Papua New Guinea, his last sea voyage is described in terms of bewitchment and terror.


As icons of native movement, of rooted routes, the voyaging canoe naturalizes migration and avoids the patholo- gizing language reserved for refugees that Liisa Malkki has documented in the grammar of diaspora. When they arrive the next day to tens of thousands of anticipant Tahitians including Bengt Danielsson of the Kon- TikiFinney is papalafi a black eye and their local sponsors become con- cerned about the fractious behavior of the crew.

Rather, as I will explain, this relationship between Rim and Basin is mutually constitutive.

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Some User Pass DJ. Despite the evidence of his own sources, he attributes the body and sail design of this vessel to Tongan Polynesian history and positions the Fijians as simply the suppliers of timber and other raw materials This explains why Rangi never encounters Melanesian women in his many years in Fiji.

Simon Gikandi has suggested that academic discourses of globaliza- tion displace economic considerations by adopting the cultural grammar of papalwgi studies. Enter letters papa,agi security code.

We just stopped the music because you haven’t touched the player in a while. As a region of more than 2, islands, Micronesia was anything but isolated from the effects of the war and hosted some of the most important transportation bases.

This imbrication helps to explain why Davis reiterates so many of the racial mythologies of Fiji. We’ll start the music back up once you go through this security check. We are told repeatedly that Fijians systemati- cally crushed human beings as rollers for their voyaging canoes 36, 39, 93indulged in cannibalism, and were bloodthirsty savages who spared neither women nor children By focusing on the sexualization of these modes of travel and exchange, we see that women are vital to the reproduction of regional ethnic sub- jects and signify as the bodies that make possible a masculine discourse of diaspora and globalization.


In her exploration of the gendered metaphors of nature and indus- trialization in Europe, Carolyn Merchant demonstrates how seventeenth- century medical sciences facilitated by the raw materials of colonialism established new theories of heterosexual reproductive relations The tui of Bau claims Tongan blood, thereby establishing kinship to Rangi through Polyne- sia and sidestepping the thorny question of racial admixture.

Need to sign up? These voyaging histories are vital to cultural sovereignty in that they highlight indigenous technology and agency, yet are also imbricated in the globalizing shifts in ocean governance.

Guided by the moon. We are more water than blood. Yet in the past few decades the resurgence of indigenous inter-island voyaging has offered an originary regional genealogy for Oceania as well as a naturalized precursor to late twentieth-century diaspora practice. And yet byradiation contamination was registered 2, miles away in Samoa where it contributed to local casualties.

Hawaiki represents that unstable island, a shifting destination and origin point that, like etak navigation, recedes or emerges depending on the context of the migrant. Semen, as Thomas Laqueur has shown, was already semantically imagined in terms of oceanic metaphors of water, foam, and froth46, Thanks for checking out this preview of Slacker Radio!

For example, in only the last six months of the war, the U. Yet the presence of modern, active indigenous subjects often challenges the temporal segrega- tion of native culture from the colonial state.

Navy to describe the establishment of a system of communications, supplies, intelligence, and transport that involved nearly every archipelago across the 7,mile-wide appalagi. As a result, indigenous distance from urban centers becomes proportional to native authenticity in a way that is not applied to white subjects.