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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 66. 1957
Wellington, N.Z. THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1957

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 66
    No 1—March, 1957
  • Frontispiece 2
  • Preliminary Report on the Study of the Written Language of Easter Island. By N. A. Butinov and Y. K. Knorozov 5
  • Cultural Evolution or Cultural Change—the Case for Polynesia. By H. B. Hawthorn and C. S. Belshaw 18
  • An Introduction to Samoan Custom. By C. G. R. McKay 36
  • The Fijian System of Kinship and Marriage. Part II. By R. R. Nayacakalou 44
  • Maori Decorative Art. By Gilbert Archey 60
  • Field Archaeology in New Zealand. By J. Golson 64
  • Some Chemical, Physical and Structural Properties of Moa Egg Shells. By Cyril Tyler 110
  • Notes and Queries: 131
  • [590] South Pacific Commission Fisheries Training Course.
  • [591] The Maori Comment on Andrew Sharp's Ancient Voyages in the Pacific.
  • Review: 135
  • Belshaw, Prof. H. and Stace, V. D.: A Programme for Economic Development in the Cook Islands. Reviewed by J. F. Northy.
  • Notes ond Contributors 140
  • Memoir Supplement: Nga Moteatea. Part 1 230-255
    No. 2—June, 1957
  • Frontispiece 141
  • Comment 143
  • Introduction to Polynesia as a Laboratory for the Development of Models in the Study of Cultural Evolution. By Margaret Mead 145
  • Oceania and the Problem of Controls in the Study of Cultural and Human Evolution. By Ward H. Goodenough 146
  • Cultural Evolution in Polynesia: A Reply to Criticism. By Irving Goldman 156
  • Rongomatane Ariki VI. By G. F. Russell 165
  • The Origin of the Ruoia and the Kainikam'aen. By H. G. A. Hughes 171
  • The Maori Kotaha. By J. B. Palmer 175
  • A Rare Lunate Pendant from New Zealand. By G. Leslie Adkin 192
  • Evidence of Maori Occupation in the Castlepoint Area. By Susan Davis 199
  • Use of the Terms Greenstone, Nephrite, Bowenite, and Jade. By J. J. Reed 204
  • Migrations of Culture in South-east Asia and Indonesia. By Dr. H. D. Skinner 206
  • Proceedings of the Palmerston North Polynesian Group 208
  • Correspondence 209
  • Notes and Queries: 210
  • [592] A Dendroglyph from Inland Patea (Upper Rangitikei).
  • [593] Jade or Greenstone as a Term.
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  • Book Reviews: 212
  • Larrson, Karl-Erik: Snächtrumpterna på Fiji. Etnografiska Museets Arstryck 1952-1954:13-23 (Reprint).
  • Nieuw Guinea Studien (New Guinea Studies). Journal of the New Guinea Research Foundation, The Hague. 1st year, No. 1, January, 1957.
  • Notes on Contributors 214
  • Memoir Supplement: Nga Moteatea. Part 1 256-311
    No. 3—September, 1957
  • Frontispiece: Himiona Kaamira of Te Rarawa 216
  • The Story of Kupe: As written down by Himiona Kaamira and translated by Bruce Biggs.
  • Maori Text 217
  • English Translation 232
  • The Role of Tribal Tradition in New Zealand Prehistory. By J. B. W. Roberton 249
  • Some Thoughts on Charcoal and the Generating of Fire by Percussion in Old Maori Usage. By Leo Fowler 264
  • New Zealand Archaeology, 1957. By J. Golson 271
  • Differentiation by Adaptation in Polynesian Societies. By Marshall D. Sahlins 291
  • Ta'u. Stability and Change in a Samoan Village. Part I. By Lowell D. Holmes 301
  • The Anthropology and Maori Race Section of the Auckland Institute and Museum 339
  • Correspondence 344
  • Notes on Contributors 346
    No. 4—December, 1957
  • Comment 349
  • Some Observations on Maori and Pakeha Intelligence Test Performance. By James E. Ritchie 351
  • Ancient Occupied Sites of the Paraparaumu District. By Peter Beckett 357
  • Four Folk Tales from the Ellice Islands. By R. G. Roberts 365
  • Variations in Polynesian Social Organization. By Irving Goldman 374
  • Notes on Fijian War Clubs. With a System of Classification. By R. A. Derrick 391
  • A Unique Tahitian Stone Figure. By Bengt Danielsson 396
  • Ta'u. Stability and Change in a Samoan Village. Part 1. By Lowell D. Holmes 398
  • Notes and Queries: 436
  • [594] Perforated Sinker, Otago.
  • [595] Pacific Exploration.
  • Book Review: 438
  • Sinclair, Keith: The Origin of the Maori Wars. Review by M. P. K. Sorrenson.
  • Notes on Contributors 443
  • Membership List 444