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Unformatted text preview: Polynesians 3 cultures in islands Polynesian (Central) migrated Asia or Americas Melanesia (West) Satawal (North) Cook Polynesian skilled in navigation and sailing Canoe house men = social club, school and work shop inside Rope made from coconut fibers for canoes Coconut outside used for cocking between planks Each plank carved to exact shape 1976 society of canoe reborn Hookalaia (modern replica of old canoe) o 17 people; 6 tons of supplies o No map/instruments Mao has memorized more than 150 star paths in the sky Today children afraid to learn navigation or are too lazy Film important because Mao afraid after his generation there will be no more navigators...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course HWST 107 taught by Professor Kaulia during the Spring '11 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
- Spring '11