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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
a quarterly study of the peoples of the Pacific area
VOLUME. 86. 1977
Wellington THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED)

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 86
    No. 1 — MARCH 1977 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 3
  • Main Articles:
  • Possession, Dependence and Responsibility in the Rapanui Language. By Emily Ross Mulloy and Sergio Alejo Rapu 7
  • Centrality in the Kula Ring. By Per Hage 27
  • Archaeological Studies in Dusky and Breakwater Sounds, South-Western Fiordland, New Zealand: A Summary. By Peter F.J. Coutts 37
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Protein and Population in Tropical Polynesia. By Stephen Beckerman 73
  • Origin of a Maramataka. By Charles Devonshire 81
  • History and Oral Traditions: A Case Study. By Rolf Kuschel and Torben Monberg 85
  • On the Origins of the Sakao Vowel System (New Hebrides). By J.B.M. Guy 97
  • Kapauku Numeration: Reckoning, Racism, Scholarship, and Melanesian Counting Systems. By Nancy Bowers 105
  • Review Article:
  • Langdon, Robert, The Lost Caravel. By Bengt Danielsson 117
  • Reviews 125
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meetings, 1976 145
  • Publications Received 149
    No. 2 — JUNE 1977 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 155
  • Main Articles:
  • ‘The Father's Sister is Black’: A Consideration of Female Rank and Power in Tonga. By Garth Rogers 157
  • The Culture of Gender in Pukapuka: Male, Female and the Mayakitanga ‘Sacred Maid’. By Julia Hecht 183
  • Reduplication in West Futuna. By Janet W.D. Dougherty 207
  • The Mauna Kea Adze Quarry Project: A Summary of the 1975 Field Investigations. By Patrick C. McCoy 223
  • Motives and Methods: Missionaries in Tonga in the Early 19th Century. By Charles F. Urbanowicz 245
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Trephination in Oceania. By Philip Houghton 265
  • Correspondence 271
  • Reviews 273
  • Publications Received 297
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    No. 3 — SEPTEMBER 1977 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 303
  • Main Articles:
  • The Maori Adze: An Explanation for Change. By Simon Best 307
  • “On Whom Depends the Action of the Elements”: Debating among the Chambri People of Papua New Guinea. By Deborah Gewertz 339
  • Maori as an Accusative Language. By Sandra Chung 355
  • Social Individualisation on Tabiteuea Atoll. By William H. Geddes 371
  • Shorter Communications:
  • D8(Mead): A Study of a Maori Mantle Acquired by Sir Joseph Banks during Cook's First Visit to New Zealand. By A. T. Porter 393
  • Volcanic Ash, Hailstorm and Crops: Oral History from the Eastern Highlands. By Ronald Skeldon 403
  • On Polynesian NP and VP Determiners. By Eric P. Hamp 411
  • Recent Excavations on Three Atolls in the Caroline Islands: A Note. By Keiko Fujimura and William H. Alkire 413
  • Reviews 415
  • Minutes of Annual General Meeting, 1977 439
  • Publications Received 441
    No. 4 — DECEMBER 1977 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 447
  • Main Articles:
  • The Whence of the Maori: Nineteenth Century Exercises in Scientific Method. By M.P.K. Sorrenson 449
  • The Application of Form and Redaction Criticism to Hawaiian Literature. By John Charlot 479
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Melpa Food-Names as an Expression of Ideas on Identity and Substance. By A.J. Strathern 503
  • “Consanguinity” and Filiation on Namonuito Atoll. By John Byron Thomas 513
  • The Sweet Potato in the South-Eastern Solomons. By Harold M. Ross 521
  • Missionary Accounts of Fofō Mo'omo'o. By R.J. Crawford 531
  • Correspondence 535
  • Reviews 537
  • Publications Received 559