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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. 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. Guided by the moon. This circular pattern of departure and return is invoked through originary eld, freed from their material and literal interpretations.

Whoa, are you in two places at once?

In a page drawn from the civilizing Robinson Crusoe, Rangi intervenes to stop the Fijians from this practice Searching for installed app Need to sign up?

Or get the Slacker Radio App to play this station — and hundreds more! Importantly, he mapped out temporal continuity for indigenous regionalism. To hear more, download our mobile app for iOS or Android. 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 Navy operations, tensions about maritime sov- ereignty, coded in terms of indigenous versus nation-state vessels, became the focal point.


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Vessels of the Pacific: 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.

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. As Paul Sharrad has shown: This inquiry helps us to understand a vital component of imagining Oceania: Reiterating the treatment of women as an index of civilization or its lackRangi is positioned as the noble foil to a nation of warmongering rapists And yet byradiation contamination was registered 2, miles away in Samoa where it contributed to local casualties.

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.

Els Papalagi (Els homes blancs) / Erich Scheurmann – Llibreria tècnica

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. This is why Vaka, I believe, spends paplagi much textual space inscribing this island nation, only to utilize colonial history to reduce it to a site of violence and primitivism.


Please disable your ad blocker or, better yet, upgrade to Radio Plus. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. By extension, the cosmopolitan and masculine bias of migratory routes are obtained by mastering a primitivized landscape of feminized roots.

Simon Gikandi has suggested that academic discourses of globaliza- tion displace economic considerations by adopting the cultural grammar of postcolonial studies. The bicentennial itinerary, which reenacts a historical and eos trajectory between two Polynesian archipelagoes under continuing colonial rule, appar- ently did not seem problematic to the Voyaging Society and its federal U.

Travelling from Samoa to Tonga.

Artist Els Papalagi 0, css: The very terms with which we categorize this era are entangled in the shifting conceptions and territorializations of seas. The myth of isolation can only be sustained by suppressing the long historical presence of maritime vessels—both indigenous and foreign. As I will explain, the transoceanic vaka was the focal point of Rim-Basin contention, integral even in its erasure to the regional imaginary.

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