HWST 107

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HWST 107
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  1. Omniprescence:
    Always present and everywhere
  2. Ancestors are venerated because
    Influence the living
  3. Dualism
    Paired Opposites
  4. Form of death _________
    determines the type of ancestors Spirit.
  5. Chiefs are direct descendents from
    Gods
  6. Melanesia: Shark
    Transfiguration:
    Souls of dead humans
  7. Melanesia: Sharks
    Transformation:
    Living humans transform into Sharks
  8. Melanesia: Shark
    Exchange:
    Possibility that men and sharks exchange souls.
  9. Melanesia: Sharks
    Identity:
    Shark injury/death brings same to caretaker.
  10. Melanesia: Shark
    Significance:
    Shark and man are one=helper.
  11. Polynesia: Shark
    Significance:
    Humans overcome malevolent gods
  12. Polynesia: Sharks
    Ka'ahupahau
    • Female shark, Born of humans turned into shark. Served as guardians.
    • Sibling Kahi'uka.
    • Lived Pu'uloa.
    • Pele Family.
    • Grey reef shark up to 8 ft
  13. Major male Akua
    • God of Procreation
    • Indigenous
    • Body form of wai (freshwater)
  14. Kanaloa (Tongaloa)
    • God of Ocean: Kai
    • Indigenous
    • Body form of Octopus
  15. Ku (Tu)
    • God of Politics and War
    • Foreign=Kahiki
    • Human Sacrifice, 'aha ceremony
    • For Ali'i Nui
    • Feb-Oct
    • Body form varied.
  16. Lono
    • God of Peace and Husbandry
    • Foreign=Kahiki
    • Oct-Feb
    • Body form of :wind, rain, clouds, and lightning.
  17. Po
    • Female night
    • Source of all akua
  18. Haumea
    • Most sacred and supreme
    • Goddess of Childbirth and warfare
    • Ni'aupi'o with Kaanoloa
  19. Hina
    • Means: Recline and Silver
    • mother to Maui
    • offspring: moloka'i and Kaho'olawe
    • descendent of Po
    • Body form of Moon
  20. 'Aumakua
    Guardian Ancestor Spirits
  21. 'Aumakua kinolau
    • Plant: Kalo
    • Animal: Land=dog, pig, etc.
    • Ocean=Turtle, shark, etc.
    • Birds=pueo,'io,etc
  22. Currents: 2 Whorls
    N and S Equatorial
  23. Significance of Currents:
    • Brings plants and animals
    • Facilitate or impede boat travel
  24. Winds
    • Trade winds NE direction
    • Monsoons
  25. Doldrums
    • low winds
    • high humidity
    • cloudiness
    • high year round temp
  26. Typhoons: Hurricanes
    • Origins: West Pacific
    • High Wind, torrential winds

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