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What does Ongka expect to gain from the moka?The Moka seems to be being held as a way to not only repay a tribe that held aMoka for Ongka’s tribe years before, but also as a way help bring up the status ofhis tribe and his position as a “big man”. By giving away more pigs and goods thanthe past tribe, he is basically trying to one up other to show his tribes skills andabilities.2.What is/are the criteria for social status among the Kawelka?The criteria seem to be strongly tied to the amount of pigs being raised since thepigs are used as a peace treaty of sorts or in trading. When Ongka basically callspeople, who have no pigs “rubbish” it becomes very clear what gives someonestatus in the tribe.3.What functions does a moka serve?Moka’s appear to function as both a way of paying back another tribe in tribute, butalso as a way to show off the power and lift the status of ones tribe. Giving othertribes gifts to help keep peace and also get tribes to repay them at a later date. 4.What skills/attributes must you have to be a successful big man?As shown by the film how Ongka deals with the many situations throughout it, beinga strong leader is a key part of being a good “big man”. Ongka rallies his people behind his cause and also does his best to keep the situation as peaceful as possibleeven when it seems like war will erupt. Ongka tries to be smart about the moves he makes and does his best with what the situation gives and takes from him.