2010 (Volume 24)

Rapa Nui Journal May 2010 Vol. 24(1)

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From the Editors

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The Rano Kau 2 pollen diagram: Palaeoecology revealed

K.R. Butler, J.R. Flenley
pp. 5-10

The German-Chilean Expedition to Easter Island (1957-58) Part One

Steven Roger Fischer
pp. 11-19

Captain A.W.F. Fuller’s contribution to the Field Museum’s Easter Island collection

Dale F. Simpson Jr.
pp. 20-28

The Polynesian – Mapuche connection: Soft and hard evidence and new ideas

José Miguel Ramírez Aliaga
pp. 29-33

Damage to archaeological sites on Tutuila Island (American Samoa) following the 29 September 2009 tsunami

David J. Addison, Christopher W. Filimoehala, Seth J. Quintus, Tom Sapienza
pp. 34-44

Rongorongo tablet Keiti

Paul Horley
pp. 45-56

A look back

Dick Wilhelm
pp. 57-60

Getting to know you: Andreas Mieth

pp. 61-63

Obituary: Emeritus Professor Roger Green: Mischievious raconteur and mentor (1932-2009)

Alice A. Storey
pp. 63-65

Obituary: Roger Curtis Green: a tribute and celebration. A special memorial at the Fale Pasifika of the University of Auckland, 30th October 2009

Steven Roger Fischer
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Obituary: Knut M. Haugland

Thor Heyerdahl Jr., Reidar Solsvik
pp. 65-66

Review: Questioning collapse: Human resilience, ecological vulnerability and the aftermath of empire, by P.A. McAnany and N. Yoffe (eds.)

John Flenley, Paul Bahn
pp. 66-67

Review: Of rats and man – commentary on Revisiting Rapa Nui (Easter Island) “ecocide” in Pacific Science (2009) and Ecological catastrophe, collapse, and the myth of “ecocide” on Rapa Nui (Easter Island), a chapter in Questioning collapse: Human resilience, ecological vulnerability, and the aftermath of empire (2010)

John Flenley, Paul Bahn
pp. 68-70

Review: The Polynesian tattoo today, by Tricia Allen

Georgia Lee
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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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What’s new elsewhere

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Easter Island Foundation news

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Rapa Nui Journal October 2010 Vol. 24(2)

Announcement of 8th International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific

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From the Editors

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Sourcing obsidian and pitchstone from the Wakanui Site, Canterbury, New Zealand

Bridget Mosley, Mark D. McCoy
pp. 6-15

Evaluating Rapa Nui prehistoric terrestrial resource degradation

Christopher M. Stevenson, Sonia Haoa, Thegn N. Ladefoged, Mara A. Mulrooney, Peter M. Vitousek, Oliver A. Chadwick, Cedric Puleston
pp.  16-17

Ancient Rapanui water management – German archaeological investigations in Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau, 2008-2010

Burkhard Vogt, Johannes Moser
pp. 18-26

Fiji revisited: A field report of the Rock Art Survey Project 2009

Sidsel Millerstrom, María Cruz Berrocal
pp. 27-35

Voluntary trip or deportation? The case of King Riroroko and policies of deportation on Easter Island (1897-1916)

Rolf Foerster
pp. 36-46

The German-Chilean Expedition to Easter Island (1957-58), Part Two

Steven Roger Fischer
pp. 47-57

A look back

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Getting to know you: Sidsel Millerstrom

pp. 59-61

Review: Rapa Nui: Iorana te ma’ohi. Dilemas estratégicos, by various authors

Rolf Foerster, Riet Delsing
pp. 61-63

Review: Fuegos, hornos y donaciones. Alimentación y cultura en Rapa Nui. Un esayo antropológico, by Sonia Montecino Aguirre

Grant McCall
pp. 63-64

Review: Archaeological investigations of marae structures in Huahine, Society Islands, French Polynesia, by Paul Wallin and Rediar Solsvik

Georgia Lee
pp. 64-65

Review: Easter Island on the air: British TV and radio

Paul G. Bahn
pp. 65-66

Review: Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian cultural politics in a Latin American nation-state, by Riet Delsing

Steven Roger Fischer
pp. 66-67

Comment: New claims for moai roads

Britton L. Shepardson
pp. 67-68

Moai sightings

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What’s new in the Pacific

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What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 72-78

What’s new elsewhere

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Easter Island Foundation news

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