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Conveniently, he remembers that his father secretly desires his wife, Te Pori, so he arranges her sexual exchange for the canoe.
Thus the logic of capital erases itself through its most elemental metaphor: 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.
The development of region or area studies is con- ceptually and historically tied to Commonwealth, postcolonial and dias- pora studies. Our brains are eighty per cent water. I suggest that the amnesia in post- papalahi studies about the extent of U.
This is why Vaka, I believe, spends so much textual space inscribing this island nation, only to utilize colonial history to reduce it esl a site of violence and primitivism. While the voyage had been characterized by animosities throughout, it erupts into violence on the last night at sea.
Macmillan Brown and S. Written by the former prime minister of the Cook Islands, Vaka rep- resents the only historical novel that attempts to chart Polynesian settle- ment of Oceania. As Paul Sharrad has shown: Like the routes charted Figure 4.
Please disable your ad blocker or, better yet, upgrade to Radio Plus. Native activists were resisting the heightened militarization of their islands by U.
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- papzlagi and signify as the bodies that make possible a masculine discourse of diaspora and globalization. Although salt water is one of the densest liquids fls earth, its narrative history makes it heavier. The myth of isolation can only be sustained by suppressing the long historical presence of maritime vessels—both indigenous and foreign.
By the end of the war, the United States claimed Micronesia as a strategic trust territory and gained 3.
Els papalagi (n.E.) :
Thus Finney and the newspaper accounts of this papalagii racialize Polynesian ancestry by demarcating percentages of Hawaiian blood while putting whiteness under erasure. Manage News Not now. Nineteenth-century Christian diffusionists located it in Israel, while Aryanist scholars like J. All their institutions seem to be in their infancy.
Els papalagi (els homes blancs) – Tuiavii de Tiavea – Google Books
Login or Create Account Keep Listening. Your browser is not supported by the Slacker Radio web site. The pappalagi itinerary, which reenacts a historical and genealogical trajectory between two Polynesian archipelagoes under continuing colonial rule, appar- ently did not seem problematic to the Voyaging Society and its federal U.
By extension, the cosmopolitan and masculine bias of migratory routes are obtained by mastering a primitivized landscape of feminized roots. The ethnic contours of this native-diaspora intractability are nicely sum- marized by Hawaiian scholar and poet Haunani-Kay Trask: At the start of The Crocodile, the protagonist Hoiri resides in a rural village where the laka- toi double-hulled outrigger is presented as a unifying material object.
The model of kinship networks suggests the reality of MIRAB migration and remittance soci- eties and helps to naturalize a process that in its contemporary context is about the scattering of families as they seek a Hawaiki of economic oppor- tunity. The lynchpin to use a nautical term of this debate hinged on divergent interpretations of the purpose of this vessel and its genealogical relation to the broader region.
Yet in its efforts to dismantle the ethnic and political boundaries of the nation-state, postcolonial regionalism shares character- istics with the appalagi of transnational capitalism.
The Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem described in the novel can be seen as a challenge to diffusion- ist models of Polynesian origins.
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Remember me on this computer. Like his South Seas narrative forefathers, Heyerdahl positions himself as the originary contact with the pure Polynesian exotic, even when his narrative is derivative of centuries of European mythmaking of the region. To other parts of the Moana.
Simon Gikandi has suggested that academic discourses of globaliza- tion displace economic considerations by adopting the cultural grammar of postcolonial studies.