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Polynesian Voyaging Society
Selected Books on Wayfinding
ATUA: Polynesian Ancestors, Stars and Temples
"Ancestors in Hawai‘i, Tahiti, Ra‘iātea, and the Marquesas have zero degree north temples that measure the sun’s movement through the sky. These temples helped the ali‘i to predict weather using three main star constellations: Scorpio, Orion, and Pleiades." In this online mini-symposium held by the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, noted scholars from Aotearoa, Hawai‘i, Tahiti, and Tonga present ancestral astronomical knowledge from a variety of Polyneisan cultures.
Windward Community College Library • 45-720 Keaʻahala Rd. • Kāneʻohe, HI 96744
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