moai at rano raraku  The Resilience of Easter Island

   A Historical Ethnography by Sebastiaan Roeling

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Easter Island Foundation Easter Island Foundation The Easter Island Foundation was founded in 1989 with the mission of building a library on Easter Island and promoting awareness of the island’s fragile heritage.  They provide annual scholarships for Rapanui students and published books about Easter Island and Polynesia as well as the Rapa Nui Journal.
Easter Island Statue Project Easter Island Statue Project EISP is the longest artefact inventory ever conducted within the context of the Easter Island archaeological survey. They aim to locate, describe, and understand the original context and use of all statues, including those in museums. Context and use will reveal meaning.
Englert museum Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert  This museum in the town of Hanga Roa, Easter Island is named for the well-known Bavarian missionary. The museum was founded in 1973 and is dedicated to the conservation of the Rapa Nui cultural patrimony. The museum houses the William Mulloy Library. 
Travel Guide to Easter Island A travel guide to Easter Island by David Stanley, author of Moon Handbooks Fiji and Tahiti. The essential difference between Stanley's guides and the myriad travel brochures free for the taking in airports and tourist offices all across the South Pacific is that he represent you, the traveler, while the brochures represent the travel industry. Great resource for anyone who wants to travel to Easter Island!
Complete Guide of Rapa Nui Website with a great deal of info on Rapa Nui: history, sightseeing, accommodation, food & drink, surfing, diving, rent a car, the annual Tapati Rapa Nui festival and much more.
tripadvisor Tripadvisor Tripadvisor is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. The website contains a lot of practical information on travelling to Easter Island like hotels, restaurants, things to do and many photos of visitors.  
Easter Island Travel  Easter Island Travel  The ultimate resource for Easter Island tourism and travel. Planning a trip to the Navel of the World? Find out everything you need to know about travel and tourism for your Easter Island vacation here.
  The British Museum 

The British Museum in London is dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its collection is among the largest in existence. Among the artefacts are the famous moai Hoa Hakananai'a (the stolen friend) taken in 1868 by the crew of HMS Topaze and the Carved wooden hand donated by Forster.

  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States with more than 120,000 objects. Among these some fine examples of Easter Island like a moai kavakava and a ceremonial dance peddle.
Pacific Whale Foundation Pacific Whale Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting our oceans through science and advocacy. Help them protecting the beautiful Pacific Ocean!




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