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Posted on 17 August 2018 | 7:41 am
British Museum Kept a Statue for 150 Years.
New York TimesBritish Museum Kept a Statue for 150 Years. Now, Easter Island Wants It Back.New York TimesBut now the government of Chile has announced that it will form a committee to try to recover the 1,000-year-old statue for the Rapa Nui, the indigenous people of Easter Island. Chile annexed the island, which lies more than 2,200 miles from its coast ...
Posted on 16 August 2018 | 8:29 am
Easter Island limits tourism in preservation
CNNEaster Island limits tourism in preservation effortsCNNMysterious, hard-to-get-to and isolated, the volcanic island in Polynesia automatically makes it a dream destination for intrepid travelers who long to get off the beaten path. The island is famous around the world for its iconic moai -- enormous ...Easter Island's society might not have collapsedPhys.OrgNew Evidence Contradicts Theory That Easter Island Society CollapsedGizmodoEaster Island's Ancient Society May Not Have Collapsed in Ways Previously ThoughtNewsweekJournal of Pacific Archaeology -CNNall 89 news articles »
Posted on 13 August 2018 | 12:41 pm
The British Museum Has Kept an Easter Island
artnet NewsThe British Museum Has Kept an Easter Island Statue for 150 Years. Now, the Rapa Nui People Want It Backartnet NewsThe Rapa Nui people, the indigenous population of Easter Island, have enlisted the help of the Chilean government to petition the return of a monumental Moai statue from the British Museum. The seven-foot-tall statue, called Hoa Hakananai'a, which ...Easter Island Natives Want British Museum's 'Stolen' StatueNewserall 3 news articles »
Posted on 8 August 2018 | 9:14 am
Easter Island people want British Museum to
The GuardianEaster Island people want British Museum to return Moai statue ...The GuardianEaster Island's indigenous people have asked Chile's government to help them recover a unique Moai statue removed 150 years ago and now kept in the British ...Easter Island natives seek return of unique statue held in LondonJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release)Chilean islanders want basalt-man home after prolonged London sojournArab Newsall 8 news articles »
Posted on 7 August 2018 | 11:26 am
Trouble festering in paradise as Easter
The 2,500 indigenous Polynesians who live in one of the world's most remote, permanently inhabited places have long chafed at what they regard as Chilean colonialism
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:14 pm
Thousands expected in north Scotland to
Friday’s eclipse will not touch land anywhere across the UK, but the line of totality will pass six miles north-west of the uninhabited island of Rockall Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the north of Scotland and its outlying islands next week in order to enjoy the most complete views of the solar eclipse available in Europe. While the line of totality for the eclipse on Friday ...
Posted on 15 March 2015 | 5:09 am
Night and day around the world
Night and day around the world The website Somfy gave people a simple task -- take a photo out of your window and describe how it makes you feel. The results make for a mesmerizing virtual voyage around the world. Easter Island, Chile: From my window I can ...
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 10:22 pm
Reason: Easter Island’s silent stone figures are a monument to the seafaring skills and unique culture of ancient Polynesian peoples. Rapa Nui’s mysterious moai statues stand in silence but speak volumes about the achievements of their creators.
Posted on 22 February 2015 | 9:54 am
New study helps sort out Easter Island
EASTER ISLAND, Chile, Jan. 27 (UPI) --Easter Island, famous for its monolithic statues, is a puzzling place. Not only do researchers continue to argue over exactly how the faraway Pacific island came to be inhabited, scientists also debate how it came to ...
Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:58 am
Loop Head peninsula in global top 100 list
Loop Head and Kilkee join a host of leading global destinations in the top 100, including the New Forest and Lake District National Parks (UK), Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Vancouver (Canada), La Palma (the Canaries, Spain), Etosha National Park ...
Posted on 10 December 2014 | 5:25 am
20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around
Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in ... Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Easter Island (Chile), Argentina, Uruguay, Santa Cruz (California), North Shore of Oahu, Belgium, France, Spain, Germany ...
Posted on 8 October 2013 | 11:40 pm
Resolved Question: Easter Island Statues
I need some help on my art studies homework about the Easter island statues
Who made it?
Why was it made?
Posted on 30 November 2012 | 9:22 pm
Resolved Question: Physical and human traits
I dont exactly understand what this question is askin? ikinda do but can someone give me some examples of what a human and a physical traits would be? I am not looking for the answer just the general meaning of the question. Thanks so much for the help and please serious answer only
3. Describe the kind of place Easter Island is by giving at least two physical and two human traits. (4 points)
Physical traits 1.
Human traits 1.
Posted on 7 April 2012 | 6:27 am
Resolved Question: How much does it cost, on
Posted on 20 December 2010 | 12:55 am
Resolved Question: Does anyone know about
I'm wondering about the stone work in Easter Island... how did they get there... what is the purpose of it? Here are some questions you can answer:
1. Who do you think is the intended audience for the sculpture?
2.What message was the artist trying to convey to his audience?
3. What purpose does the sculpture serve in the society of this region?
Posted on 10 October 2010 | 3:49 am
Resolved Question: What is in the Easter
Posted on 14 September 2010 | 1:08 am