Polynesians<br />
The Polynesian Islands include over 1,000 islands. <br />Some of the most easily recognized:<br />Aetearoa-New Zealand <br...
MIGRATION<br /> “ Polynesia is a anthropological term used to refer to a pre-colonial population generally belonging to ...
LANGUAGE<br />There are approximately 40 Polynesian languages. <br />They are classified as part of the Austronesian famil...
RELIGION<br />Pre Colonial Polynesians <br />Tribal<br />Had the same explanation for the creation of the earth and sky, f...
Tiki Statues<br />
Healers & Chiefs<br />Hawaiians are very dependent on their natural resources. <br />The ancient Hawaiians relied heavily ...
Boki<br />High Chief in Ancient Hawaii who served the Kingdom of Hawaii as the royal governor of Oahu.<br />
ARCHITECTURE<br />The most distinguishable of Polynesian architecture is the thatched roof huts.<br />
SOCIAL CUSTOMSin Hawaii<br />The Lei<br />Luaua<br />Music <br />Drums<br />Dance<br />Hula<br />
The Lei<br />Lei is Hawaiian for garland or wreath.<br />The lei is often given as a sign of affection.<br />It is given a...
Luau<br />The Luau is a celebration that always has 2 main components:<br />Food<br />Roast Pig, Poi, Poke and of course B...
Music<br />BruddahIz<br />Ukelle<br />Steel Guitar<br />Drums<br />
Dance<br />Hula Dancing Fire Dancers<br />
ATTIRE<br />Malo<br />(Loin Cloth)<br />Kiehi<br />(Shawl)<br />Sarong<br />
CUISINE<br />Poi <br />Made from the fermented <br /> root of the taro plant.<br />
Hawaiian Pig Roast<br />
Poke<br />A side dish of bite sized raw fish and seasonings.<br />
Family Customsin Hawaii<br />Ohana<br />Family (an extended version)<br />This includes blood, adoptive or intentional.<br...
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  • 1. Polynesians<br />
  • 2. The Polynesian Islands include over 1,000 islands. <br />Some of the most easily recognized:<br />Aetearoa-New Zealand <br />Hawaii<br />Samoa<br />Tonga<br /> Fiji<br />Rapa Nui-Easter Island<br /> Tahiti <br />…and several others, all of which are focused in the Polynesian Triangle.<br />
  • 3. MIGRATION<br /> “ Polynesia is a anthropological term used to refer to a pre-colonial population generally belonging to one ethno-cultural family as a result of maritime migration.” Wikipedia.com<br />
  • 4. LANGUAGE<br />There are approximately 40 Polynesian languages. <br />They are classified as part of the Austronesian family <br />and broken into 2 branches: <br />Tongicand Nuclear Polynesian.<br />Most Common<br />Tahitian<br />Samoan<br />Tongan <br />Maori<br />Hawaiian<br />
  • 5. RELIGION<br />Pre Colonial Polynesians <br />Tribal<br />Had the same explanation for the creation of the earth and sky, for the gods that rule aspects of life and for the religious practices of everyday life.<br />
  • 6. Tiki Statues<br />
  • 7. Healers & Chiefs<br />Hawaiians are very dependent on their natural resources. <br />The ancient Hawaiians relied heavily on healers who had a mastery of the healing powers of the regions plants.<br />
  • 8. Boki<br />High Chief in Ancient Hawaii who served the Kingdom of Hawaii as the royal governor of Oahu.<br />
  • 9. ARCHITECTURE<br />The most distinguishable of Polynesian architecture is the thatched roof huts.<br />
  • 10. SOCIAL CUSTOMSin Hawaii<br />The Lei<br />Luaua<br />Music <br />Drums<br />Dance<br />Hula<br />
  • 11. The Lei<br />Lei is Hawaiian for garland or wreath.<br />The lei is often given as a sign of affection.<br />It is given as a greeting or farewell.<br />Lei should never be thrown away. They should be returned to the place they were gathered or returned to the earth respectfully.<br />
  • 12. Luau<br />The Luau is a celebration that always has 2 main components:<br />Food<br />Roast Pig, Poi, Poke and of course BEER!<br />Entertainment<br />Dancing (Hula & Fire) Music<br />
  • 13. Music<br />BruddahIz<br />Ukelle<br />Steel Guitar<br />Drums<br />
  • 14. Dance<br />Hula Dancing Fire Dancers<br />
  • 15. ATTIRE<br />Malo<br />(Loin Cloth)<br />Kiehi<br />(Shawl)<br />Sarong<br />
  • 16. CUISINE<br />Poi <br />Made from the fermented <br /> root of the taro plant.<br />
  • 17. Hawaiian Pig Roast<br />
  • 18. Poke<br />A side dish of bite sized raw fish and seasonings.<br />
  • 19. Family Customsin Hawaii<br />Ohana<br />Family (an extended version)<br />This includes blood, adoptive or intentional.<br />1st & 21st Birthdays <br />Very big events. Celebrated with a Luaua.<br />

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