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Adams, Memoirs of Arii Taimai, Chapter II, page 13***
... claim descent from Vaiari, but Papara also followed closely, for when Vari mataauhoe was about leaving Hototu, he said to her: "You will bear me a child; if Previous Page Indigenous Histories Next Page © Derived from the revised Paris edition of 1901 page 13, 2004 Published by South Seas, using the ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/marua/013.html 07/03/04, 6853 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Transactions in Queen Charlotte's Sound, page 403***
... were a widow, and a pretty boy about ten years old: the widow was mourning for her husband with tears of blood, according to their custom, and the child, by the death of its father, was become proprietor of the land where we had cut our wood. The mother and the son were sitting upon matts, and the rest ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/hv23/403.html 07/03/04, 7111 bytes
Adams, Memoirs of Arii Taimai, Chapter VIII, page 63***
... presents were spared that were thought to be agreeable to her in consideration of her services to the ’ Dolphin’. Among other things a child’s doll was given to her, of which she seemed very fond; on her landing she met Hercules (whom for the future I shall call by his real name Dootahah ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/marua/063.html 07/03/04, 6767 bytes
Banks's Descriptions of Places, South Sea Islands, page 122***
... be of the name of Arreoy and the liberty attending it before she conceives, generaly desires much to forfeit that title for the preservation of her child: in this she has not the smallest influence; if she cannot find a man who will own it she must of course destroy it; and if she can, with him alone ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/banks_remarks/122.html 07/03/04, 5809 bytes
Adams, Memoirs of Arii Taimai, Chapter I, page 9***
... his son Teriirere, born about 1762, was head-chief, and Amo exercised power as his guardian, according to the native custom which made the eldest child the head of the family immediately on its birth. Amo's power as head-chief depended much, on his good understanding with Vehiatua and the outer Tevas ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/marua/009.html 07/03/04, 6924 bytes
Parkinson's Journal, Description of Batavia, page 219***
... numerous, shaves all the head except the crown. These different modes arise from a peculiar religious tenet held amongst them. When a rich man has a child, and thinks he can maintain it, independent of any servile employment, he suffers the hair on its head to grow, which is wound up, tied upon the ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/parkinson/219.html 07/03/04, 7705 bytes
Teu - South Seas Companion Biographical entry**
... century, he 'seems to have played a relatively minor role in them', his most noteworthy actions being his marriage to Tetupaia (Oberea), the eldest child of Tomatoa III, and his fathering of Pomare I (Tu). Cook did not encounter Teu during the Endeavour voyage, and merely mentions him in passing as ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/biogs/P000207b.htm 07/03/04, 8599 bytes
Parkinson's Journal, Engravings*
... iv Previous/Next Page Parkinson's Journal Voyaging Accounts ---------- Engravings Plate of SYDNEY PARKINSON to face the Title. I. A Man, Woman & Child, of Terra del Fuego, in the Dress of that Country. Page 26. II. View of a Village in the Bay of Good Success, in the Island of Terra del Fuego. Page ...
http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals/parkinson/plates.html 06/26/04, 11275 bytes

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