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This suggests a European ideologeme of aqua nullius, upon which continental peoples overlaid their presumably more developed cultures. While citing the opposi- tion to French, British, and U. Like maritime novels in general, the homosocial decks of the voyaging canoe maintain a precarious hold on their heterosexuality by gendering the ship paoalagi an accessible female body.

All their institutions seem to be in their infancy. Hawaiki represents that unstable island, a shifting les and origin point that, like etak navigation, recedes or emerges depending on the context of the migrant. Howe explains that since colonial contact: Sorry to interrupt — we wanted to confirm you’re still listening. Whoa, are you in two places at once?

I suggest that papalag amnesia in post- colonial studies about the extent of U. Positioned this way, Vaka is less of a story of masculine prowess on the waves than the ways in which this masculinity is a byproduct of a regionalism founded on women, their sexual and reproductive bodies, and the products of their labor. Precisely where anthropologists mapped isolation, the United States detonated sixty-six atomic and hydrogen bombs ele Enewe- tak and Bikini Atolls between and Robie Saga of a Polynesian Canoe b.

This imbrication helps to explain why Davis reiterates so many of the racial mythologies of Fiji. Yet in its efforts to dismantle the ethnic and political boundaries of the nation-state, postcolonial regionalism shares character- istics with the telos of transnational capitalism. Theoretically, one should be able to speak in terms of local indigenous movements alongside global economic shifts, as this chapter intends to do.


This explains why Rangi never encounters Melanesian women in his many years in Fiji. It was precisely the return of these alienated lands and the opposition to the continuing process of land eviction that was at the center of sovereignty mobilization.

His appropriation of native genealogi- cal systems struck at the epistemic core of Polynesian identities. Rapid development of papalwgi complexes, hotels, eos golf courses compounded the land alienation that had e,s with the militarization of the state in the late nineteenth century. Enter letters below security code. Your browser is not supported by the Slacker Radio web site. Listen to now in your mobile browser. As Paul Sharrad has shown: 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 fls new theories of heterosexual reproductive relations As subjects who retain dual citizenship, Cook Islanders may be considered as some of the original migrants to Aotearoa as well as active participants in contemporary transoceanic globalization.

That ubiquitous trope of the colonial archive, male cannibalism, has always functioned as a counter-trope to the sexu- ally receptive native woman. My previous chapter explained the ways in which seafaring vessels were articulated in terms of a metaphoric body of the people. Here I explore two fur- ther connections that elucidate this complex entanglement between blood, sperm, and transoceanic diaspora.

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Indigenous watercraft and labor are appropriated without compensation, particularly in the Allied effort against the Japanese invasion. Looks like your account was just accessed from another location but it only works in one place at a time!


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Military- funded disciplines like anthropology, through projects like the Kon-Tiki, often undermined indigenous histories by projecting the wartime wan- ing of vaka navigation back to the ancient past. And yet byradiation contamination was registered 2, miles away in Samoa where it contributed to local casualties. The development of region or area studies is con- ceptually and historically tied to Commonwealth, postcolonial and dias- pora studies.

Need to sign up? Manage News Not now. Update your browser to the latest available version to use the Slacker Radio web site: Moreover, the etak concept of moving islands desta- bilizes the myth of isolation and renders the indigenous peoples of Ocea- nia as active participants in the world historical process.

Like Davis and Buck, Sullivan also inscribes Hawaiki as an elusive origin and destiny and imagines the region in terms of expanding kinship relations. Overall we can describe Rim-Basin tensions as competing claims to the region that are validated through originary and racialized narratives of diaspora.

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As explained in the introduction, etak represents a complex methodology of navigating space and time, rendering land and sea in dynamic and shifting interrelation. Although salt water is one of the densest liquids on earth, its narrative history makes it heavier. No, there’s nothing wrong with your ears.

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. They are substituted by either sexually receptive women of Tongan descent or, more commonly, by Mel- anesian male anthropophagists.