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Linguistic Purism in Rapa Nui Political Discourse

Miki Makihara

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines language ideologies and political discourse of the bilingual, indigenous Polynesian community of Easter Island, Chile, where the local Rapa Nui language has in the past been ... More


Without Ships or Compass

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the immensity of Polynesia, a vast triangular region of the Pacific defined by the archipelago of Hawai'i north of the equator, by Rapa Nui, that tiny dot on the map across the ... More


Mythical Islands in Pacific Islander Traditions

Patrick D. Nunn

in Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter deals with vanished islands in the Pacific that are considered to be mythical but that may have some foundation in observations of the natural environment in the island groups concerned. ... More


Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Dan Bendrups

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book investigates the role that music has played in the development of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) cultural heritage from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Contrary to ... More


Living Like an Island: What the World Can Learn from Hawai‘i

Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that the success of precolonial Hawaiians, although not unique among island groups, does stand in stark contrast to the fates of other island populations throughout the Pacific ... More


Talking with the Moai on Easter Island: Placing Rapa Nui Language

Forrest Wade Young

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how the meaning of the indigenous Rapa Nui language on Easter Island is established in ritual practices that living Rapa Nui people conduct to communicate with the ancestral ... More


Chilean Culture

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides a discussion of Chile’s interactions with Rapa Nui before, during, and after the island’s annexation, and the impact of these interactions in Rapanui music culture. It considers ... More


Singing and Survival

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes traditional Rapanui music as passed down from precontact times and preserved by Rapanui culture bearers in the 1870s. It draws on two main sources of information: descriptions ... More


Commercial Connections

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers Rapanui music in relation to global commercial influences, especially those emanating from the United States from the 1960s onward. It reveals how Rapanui performers over two ... More


Religion and Renewal

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers developments in Rapanui music in relation to the seminal influence of the Catholic Church from the 1860s through to the present day. Sacred Heart missionaries arrived on Rapa ... More


Polynesian Pathways

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers interactions between the Rapanui and other Polynesians, and the impact of these interactions on Rapanui music. The relationship to Polynesia, especially Tahiti and, more ... More


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