From the land of Nāfanua

Samoan oral texts in transcription with translation, notes, and vocabulary
  • 224 Pages
  • 3.20 MB
  • English
Norwegian University Press, Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture, Distributed world-wide excluding Scandinavia by Oxford University Press , Olso, Oxford, New York
Legends -- Samoan Islands., Samoan language -- Texts., Samoan language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc., Samoans -- Folk


Samoan Isl

StatementEven Novdhaugen.
SeriesSerie B--Skrifter / Instituttet for sammenlignende kulturforskning ;, 72, Serie B--Skrifter ;, 72.
LC ClassificationsGR385.S3 H68 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2444431M
ISBN 108200074560
LC Control Number87140425

From The Land Of Nafanua: Samoan Oral Texts In Transcription With Translation, Notes, And Vocabulary.

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Presenting a scholarly edition of some of the most important Samoan legends, this volume features seven oral texts recorded in Western Samoa 4/5. "A moving and haunting memoir by one of the finest ethnobotanists working in the South Pacific, Nafanua is a story of triumph and tragedy which serves to remind us that all of the rain forests of the /5(10).

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From the land of Nāfanua: Samoan oral texts in transcription with translation, notes, and vocabulary. The legend of Nafanua, the guardian and goddess of war in Samoa. Nafanua is a titled woman known throughout Samoa as a goddess of war.

She was bestowed the title because she was highly. On land in Falealupo, oppression reigned. The people were made slaves on their own land, forced even to climb coconut trees upside down.

One day a man named Tai'i called out in desperation: "Is there no one to save us?" Deep within the ocean, his words found an audience. Saveasi'uleo. then he comes to the land of b lack rock and sand and then to the white sandy land, and lastly goes to the water (Lutu- Drabble, as cite d in Amituana’i -Toloa,7).

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Nafanua is a famous Samoan Warrior Princess and a legend in Polynesian mythology. According to Samoan mythology, Nafanua was the daughter of Saveasi'uleo, the Ali'i of Pulotu. In one legend, Nafanua's mother was Tilafaiga the sister of Taema.

Nafanua. A Samoan Woman’s Missionary Journey. Paddling against the tide: O le asaina o le tai fana’e. By Rev Marie Ropeti, Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me.

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At Cox (coauthor of Plants, People, and Culture) spent two years in Western Samoa as a Mormon missionary. Twenty years later, Cox returned with his family, this time as a Brigham Young.

As the story unfolds, you are taken on a magical journey. Lani Wendt Young has written this from her heart. As a girl born in Apia, Samoa - it is clear to see she loves the land that she is from and it has inspired the most beautiful story.

With a beautiful fluidity, TELESA /5. A history from writers from Western Samoa, examining thematically the influences of European settlers, the churches, German and NZ colonialism and the background to Western Samoa's independence. Reviews: 1. Nafanua by Paul Alan Cox,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(67).

heritage management, public policy, village boundaries, land tenure and the splitting of chiefly titles. During the conference two important books were launched; Aganu’u ma Aga’ifanua o Suafa Matai ma Fanua Sāmoa: The Silence in the Land and Titles Act of and the Practice Relating to the Land.

Thus the proverb was born, “Ua ola i fale le la’au a Nafanua,” or translated, “The club of Nafanua is used on her own.” This proverb is commonly used by orators to chastise their kin for.

Tala O Le Vavau: The Myths, Legends atu le aumai boat called chief child faapea fafine fai atu lea faia fale fanau father fish girl ia te ia igoa iloa ina ua known laau lady lana land latou laua lava le alii le tamaitai lea o le leai lelei lena lenei lived lona ma le mafai malaga Malietoa manaia Manono married mats About Google Books.

The New Adventures of Nafanua, Samoan Goddess of War by Tusiata Avia Recent Work Press, Samoan-New Zealand poet and performer Tusiata Avia explores the intricate fate history and myth have sent her way in The New Adventures of Nafanua, Samoan Goddess of slim volume is divided into two parts: the Nafanua.

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DRAFT ONLY–PLEASE DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF AUTHOR. This rendering by Caroline Sinavaiana is based on the text and translation of the narrative recorded by Gatoloaifaana Peseta S. Sio. Tapasa o Folauga I Aso Afa (Compass of Sailing in Storm), Apia Samoa: University of the South Pacific Centre, THE LEGEND OF NAFANUA.

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Robert Louis Stevenson moves to Samoa. Dies 5 years later and is buried on Mt. Vea. Bearing this in mind, Nafanua used the weapon ulimasao, fashioned in the shape of a paddle, and traversed the deep waters that separate Pulotu from the living world.

The journey was long and treacherous. Once Nafanua. Falealupo Rainforest conservation. Falealupo land include large tracts of lowland rainforest. Most of Samoa's land is locally village owned under customary land governed by family matai, the chiefly Country: Samoa.

Over 5, reference images, pieces of concept art, and process imagery across every entry, both on the book and on the web - over as of this writing.

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See more ideas about Samoan people, Polynesian art and South pacific pins. The myth of how the practice of tattoo came to proliferate throughout Polynesia is rooted in the acceptance that it spread from Melanesia (Fiji) eastward. The general understanding of the. Now, you may assume that the Teine Sa spirits are embodiments of evil.

Well, such statement would definitely be an exaggeration. Those beautiful women, who apparently can hurt human beings so easily, are the protectors of not only Samoan land.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Poems. Description: 92, [3] p. ; 22 cm. Contents: Waiting for Nafanua --Nafanua explains her pedigree --Nafanua talks about her tupuaga o le aiga --Nafanua is the goddess of war --Nafanua is a girl from Aranui --Nafanua and the visitation --Nafanua's drawing --Nafanua and the bridge --Nafanua and the devil --Nafanua .Preview at Google Books Check eResources and Research Guides Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of .Dominique Hecq is a Belgian-born poet, fiction writer and scholar living in Melbourne.

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