Rapa Nui Journal May 2003 Vol. 17(1)

From the Editors

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Obituary: E.N. Ferdon Jr. (1913-2002)

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Obituary: Jehanne Teilhet-Fisk (1939-2002)

Hilary Scothorn
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Obituary: Felipe Teao (1917-2002)

Georgia Lee
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Obituary: Nicolas Haoa (1929-2003)

Grant McCall
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In memory of the life of Niko Haoa: An outsider’s perspective

Christopher M. Stevenson
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El Nino/Southern oscillation and Rapa Nui prehistory

Joseph Genz, Terry L. Hunt
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Life stories of women in Rapanui society in the first half of the twentieth century. Gender studies [Part III]

Ana Maria Arredondo (translated by Louis Noel)
pp. 15-33

Diminution and degradation of environmental resources by prehistoric land use on Poike peninsula, Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Andreas Mieth, Hans-Rudolf Bork
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Some observations drawn from the putative genealogy of tablet G

Jacques B.M. Guy
pp. 42-43

The dynamic future of Rapa Nui

Francesco di Castri
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A look back: The sojourn of the first missionary on Rapa Nui: Eugene Eyraud among the kanacs, 1864

Ann M. Altman, Judith Schwartz
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Moai sightings

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What’s new in the Pacific

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What’s new in Hanga Roa

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Other news

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Review: Horizon: The mystery of Easter Island, by BBC

Paul G. Bahn
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Review: Rapa Nui en los ojos de Lukas (bilingual edition), by Jose Miguel Ramirez Aliaga (translated by William Liller)

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Review: Diccionario ilustrado: Rapa Nui-Espanol-Ingles-Frances, by Arturo Hernandez Sallas et al.

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Review: Chile. Moon handbooks. First edition, by Wayne Bernhardson

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Review: Voldemars Matvejs (pseudonym – Vladimir Markov, 1877-1914)

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Review: Pacific Landscapes: Archaeological approaches, by Thegn N. Ladefoged et al.

Dave Tuggle
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Review: Circle of the sea: Creations from Oceania, by Norman Hurst

Deborah Waite
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Review: A history of the Pacific islands, by Steven Roger Fischer

Joan Seaver Kurze
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Letters to the Editor

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Easter Island Foundation news

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Rapa Nui Journal October 2003 Vol. 17(2)

From the Editors

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Archaeological investigations at the Pulemelei mound, Savai’i, Samoa

Helene Martinsson-Wallin, Geoffrey Clark, Paul Wallin
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Rethinking the traditional classification of Hawaiian poi pounders

Windy Keala McElroy
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A classification of Hawaiian artifacts based on morphology and wear: Analyses of discoidal artifacts

Julie S. Field
pp. 94-105

Laupahoehoe Nui: Archaeology of a high-risk landscape on windward Hawai’i Island

Peter R. Mills
pp. 106-113

Study of the human remains discovered at Ahu o Rongo, Rapa Nui

Caroline Polet
pp. 114-118

The key role of Jubaea palm trees in the history of Rapa Nui: A provocative interpretation

Hans-Rudolf Bork, Andreas Mieth
pp. 119-122

Calligan’s lost rongorongo and some shipwrecks

Yoram Meroz
pp. 122-125

Toward the autonomy of Rapa Nui?

Francesco di Castri
pp. 126-130

Update on Rapa Nui veterinary issues and potential human public health ramifications

Jonathan Arzt
pp. 131-135

A look back: Easter Island or Rapa Nui by reverend father Hippolyte Roussel, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Picpus, missionary on Easter Island from 1866 to 1873

Ann M. Altman
pp. 136-141

Review: “Earth Island” ten years later: a comparative review of The Enigmas of Easter Island by John Flenley and Paul Bahn

Shawn McLaughlin
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Review: Easter Island, by Jennifer Vanderbes

Scott Nicolay
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Easter Island Foundation news

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Moai sightings

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What’s new in the Pacific

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What’s new in Hanga Roa

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