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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 54. 1945.
Wellington, N.Z.: THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1945.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 54
    No. 1—March, 1945.
  • The Mystery of the Easter island Script. By Werner Wolff, Columbia University, New York 1
  • The Acoustics of Three Maori Flutes. By Ernest Dodge and Edwin T. Brewster 39
  • The Origin of the Oceanic Languages. By A. Capell, M.A., PH.D. 62
  • Te Wi. By George Graham 66
  • “ The Aurignacians and their Culture.” By George L. Collie: Extracts and Remarks thereon by H. S. Cully 79
  • Notes and Queries—Throwing the Disk in Cook islands 82
  • Notes on the Adoption and Naming of Children in Mangaia. By H. H. Hickling 83
  • Errata 86
  • Review—Tiaki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell) Takitumu 87
  • Memoir Supplement—Nga Moteatea, Part 1 65-72
    No. 2—June, 1945.
  • Contemporary Maori Death Customs. By Ernest and Pearl Beaglehole 91
  • Notable Maori Works Available 116
  • Reviews—Tiaki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell) Takitumu; Hawthorn, H. B.: The Maori: A Study in Acculturation 117
  • Appreciation 127
  • Annual Report 128
  • Statement of Accounts 130
  • Past and Present Officers 132
  • List of Members 135
  • List of Exchanges 143
    No. 3—September, 1945.
  • A Revised Typology of (Southern) New Zealand Adzes. By Roger Duff, Ethnologist, Canterbury Museum 147
  • Waiata, Genealogical Table, Nights of the Moon, from Marlborough. By A. H. Carrington 160
  • Memoir—Deuba: A Study of a Fijian village. By W. R. Geddes 1-52
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    No. 4—December, 1945.
  • Was there pre-Columbian Contact between the Peoples of Oceania and South America? By James Hornell 167
  • Te Aotea (Great Barrier island). By George Graham 192
  • Tapuariki and Raupa. By Leslie G. Kelly 199
  • Notes on some Melanesian Wood-working Implements. By Richard Rolston, Levin 212
  • Indexes to Notable New Zealand Works 218
  • The Birth-ropes of Mangaia and some Superstitions. By Edwin Gold, Makatea village, Mangaia, Cook islands 219
  • Book Notice: Marshallese-English and English-Marshallese Dictionary with notes on Pronunciation and Grammar 222
  • Origins of the Words Pakeha and Maori. By Sidney J. Baker 223
  • Maori and Pakeha. By E. H. S., Kawhia 232
  • The Study of Maori Life. By Ernest and Pearl Beaglehole 235
  • Current Oceanic Anthropological Literature 238
  • Notes and Queries—Island Names 242
  • Index 243
  • Memoir—Deuba: A Study of a Fijian village. By W. R. Geddes 53-70