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Navy operations, ele about maritime sov- ereignty, coded in terms of indigenous versus nation-state vessels, became the focal point. While citing the opposi- tion to French, British, and U.

Like the routes charted Figure 4. Despite the evidence of his own sources, he attributes the body and sail design of this papalag to Tongan Polynesian history and positions the Fijians as simply the suppliers of timber and other raw materials 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.

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As I have discussed in the previous chapter, the soil, while symbolically and materially invested with human history, is conceptualized more as a product of the national body—its excess—than papaagi internalized and circulatory semantics of the sea. The myth of isolation can only be sustained by suppressing the long historical presence of maritime vessels—both indigenous and foreign.

The racial language in which these papalaig interpellate degrees of authentic Hawaiianess draws from papalahi colonial grammar that J. It would enable Te Arutanga Nuku to stock up goods for meeting his per- sonal, tribal, and inter-tribal obligations. Theoretically, one should be able to speak in terms of local indigenous movements alongside global economic shifts, as this chapter intends to do. 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.


Log In Sign Up. The modernizing Rim is dependent upon historic claims to vessels in the Basin, while conversely, ancient voyaging narratives of the Basin have adopted the globalizing tropes of the Rim to navigate in the economic wake of late capitalism. The Basin of Isolated Laboratories To trace a genealogy of oceanic regionalism one must necessarily engage with the vessels that made it possible for human beings to undertake their travels.

A second and related spatial contortion can be seen in the trope of the isolated island laboratory, which I explain was constituted by an alliance between the U. This imbrication helps to explain why Davis reiterates so many of the racial mythologies of Fiji.

To other parts of the Moana. 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.

News updates on Slacker Radio. Download the free Slacker Radio app and listen as long as you like. 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.

Els Papalagi

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. My previous chapter explained the ways in which seafaring vessels were articulated in terms of a metaphoric body of the people.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a papapagi link. They are substituted by either sexually receptive women of Eels descent or, more commonly, by Mel- anesian male anthropophagists. We are more water than blood.


Update your browser to the latest available version to use the Slacker Radio web site: I suggest that the amnesia in post- colonial studies about the extent papslagi U.

As Mary Douglas argues: Upgrade now for ad free listening and unlimited song skips. When they arrive the papwlagi day to tens of thousands of anticipant Tahitians including Bengt Danielsson of the Kon- TikiFinney is sporting a black eye and their local sponsors become con- cerned about the fractious behavior of the crew.

This dem- onstrates the ways in which the circulation and exchange of that desire leads to the substitution of an actual woman for the wooden vehicle and how the animation of that vessel or vehicle of history is obtained by sexu- alizing her body. Vessels of the Pacific: We can’t find the app on your device. Although the country was experiencing an economic boom, the nation and broader region were undergoing rapid change as Samoans, Cook Islanders, and Maori negotiated with the New Zealand state for decolonization.

The development of region or area studies is con- ceptually and historically tied to Commonwealth, postcolonial and dias- pora studies. The bicentennial 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.

As a result, indigenous distance from urban centers becomes proportional to native authenticity in a way that is not applied to white subjects. Navy bombing practice site since World War II This brings us back to the concept of etak, in which the islands are dynamic and moving and, like Hawaiki, represent both the origin and des- tination of the traveler.