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    blowholes . It is a popular natural tourist attraction located in the southwest coast of Tonga in…

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    The traditions center food as a highly important component of any type of ceremony which can have an influence on the body image and whether their large body size should be considered to be overweight and obese. Through history, during the late discover that Captain Sam Hook was doing in Tonga was that he noticed the body figures of both the male and female in Tonga. He described them to be overwhelmingly large, where the females seem to have nearly the same physique with males in how broad…

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    Religion in Tonga, comparing its benefits and disadvantages upon the government and its people. History shows the trends in Tonga ever since the day Christianity was accepted by King Tupou 1; Tonga had become a different country- religious and a better country! Its acceptance and enforcement in the country had brought its people true conversion, beginning to have faith in a living God and accumulating light and truth. People became Christians, and that alone made them one and united in faith.…

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    My sister Cathleena met Fai through my other sister Patria. Once Fai met my Sister Cathleena in Utah they started dating often and shortly after married. Fai is my brother in law and when I first met Fai I thought he was intimidating due to his size. He is 6’3 and can be compared to an NFL football player in size. As I got to know Fai my view of him changed. At first someone I thought looked mean turned out to be the nicest person I have ever met. I also learned a lot about Fai as I got to know…

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    In The Sign of Four, Arthur Conan Doyle writes about non-European cultures with a negative connotation that is discriminatory towards cultures that are not of European decent. These views are dominantly expressed through either the character Sherlock Holmes or the character Jonathan Small. Jonathan Small’s description and treatment of Tonga, his companion, are the perfect example of how non-Europeans are viewed and treated during the time period in which this novel was written. Small also talks…

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    Tongan’s everyday life is overpoweringly motivated by traditions and especially by their Christians’ faith. For example, all exchanges, commerce and performing activities cease on Sunday from the beginning of the day at midnight up to the end of the day at midnight. The constitution affirms the Sabbath sacrosanct open-endedly and there seems to be no sooner change in that pronouncement. Well here in Tonga the Sunday is celebrated as a strict Sabbath, preserved so in the constitution, and…

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    Lakalaka is a dance form from the island Tonga, a small island between Australia and New Zealand. Lakalaka literally means, “to stride back and forth” and is one of the only Tongan dances to be considered truly indigenous (Shumway, 29). Lakalaka is a dance form that combines dance, poetry, and music to celebrate the “goodness of the Tongan way of life” (Shumway TWO, 468). I chose to research this dance because I know nothing about it and it seems to not be prevalent in many other countries…

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    Concept Of Oloa

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    Mauss studied items that were viewed tonga and found that they are fixed property. Fixed, in a sense, that it is immovable. My plush has yet to part ways with me. So, I believe that by holding onto it, I am demonstrating the qualities of a tonga. Not to mention that my gift displays the relationship between me and my grandmother. oloa are objects that are mainly tools but tonga hold a value above that. It is easy to give a gift like an oloa to others because it’s not worth that much. However, I…

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    Prime Meridian History

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    developed countries, it became increasingly evident that unless a unified time-keeping system was invented the world would plunge into utter chaos and confusion over time. Prime Meridian The prime meridian then is a line of longitude which is defined as 0 degrees. The opposite of the prime meridian, is the 180 degrees longitude, which forms a great circle around the earth in a 360 degrees system. This circle divides the earth into two, which we know…

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    London Of Darkness

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    take place strictly in that area of the novel. The main foreign character that the audience is introduced to in The Sign of Four is Tonga. Tonga is an outsider originally from the Andaman Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal, situated between India and Burma. Tonga is the only character that commits a murder without being provoked and is described in a very shocking fashion. This extract describes Watsons first look at the character Tonga: “he was wrapped in some sort of dark ulster or…

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