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EAST OF THE NAVEL AND AFTERBIRTH

Reflections And Song Poetry From Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

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Published by C.E.P. Publications in Montreal, Quebec .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Easter Island
    • Subjects:
    • TRAVEL JOURNAL IN SOUTH PACIFIC,
    • LIFE IN EASTER ISLAND IN 1975,
    • TRANSLATION OF SONG POETRY OF EASTER ISLAND INTO ENGLISH

    • About the Edition

      Reflections of the author while engaged in a study for the World Health Organisation - Pan American Health Organisation (WHO/PAHO) - of Leprosy among Easter Islanders, in 1975. At that time the island was virtually isolated. One plane a month, en route to Australia, stopped at the island. In interim periods between time spent on his medical work, the author, with the Island"s Chilean doctor, (Ramon Campbell M.D.), transliterated 42 SONG POEMS into English. These are presented in this text. The text is also illustrated with petroglyph tracings carved on volcanic rocks of the Volcano Rano Kau. SONG POEM Number 34 is presented here: Ka - hao, ka hao, rainbow/ o"er the golden water Ure will jump/ Oho - vei towards the beyond, Oho-vei/ great may be my father,/ with big bald head, who eats men/ in order that I, Ure the young, be saved.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesTe Pito O Te Henua (The Navel Of The Earth)
      GenreCULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDER POETRY
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3169 .D39
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardbound
      Pagination94 p.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5211405M
      ISBN 100912922273
      LC Control Number75039806


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