Archive for March, 2013

New Rapanui blog

2013/03/25
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New Rapanui blog by http://globalisationrapanui.wordpress.com This blog is my journey on discovering the effects of globalisation on the most isolated inhabited island of the world, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Its focus will be primarily on the native language, Rapa Nui, and the decline of fluency and change among the younger generation of Rapa Nui...

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Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance

2013/03/16
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Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance

http://www.lnc.nc/article/pacifique/rapa-nui-reve-d-independance Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance Publié le lundi 11 mars 2013 à 03H00 Selon le président de l’assemblée coutumière de Rapa Nui, la majorité de la population pascuane réclame l’indépendance et un rattachement à la Polynésie. Pour le haut-commissariat, le débat doit être porté au plus haut niveau de la France et du Chili....

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The Fight for Rapa Nui

2013/03/03
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http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/ The famed monolithic Moai statues in Easter Island are symbols of the land’s mysterious past. Centuries ago, the Rapanui, a people of Polynesian descent, faced the threat of extinction as the island was on the brink of ecological collapse. In 1888, Chile annexed the South Pacific Island but until 1953 it allowed a...

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