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Tahiti

  1. 1. Tahiti<br />Maggie Scanlon<br />et<br />Daniela Rodriguez<br />
  2. 2. Le Histoire de l’independance<br />1842: Tahiti made a French protectrate<br />
  3. 3. Langue:Most people speak English in tourist locations, however French is the main language spoken. Many natives speak Tahitian. <br />
  4. 4. Tahitian Culture<br />Oral History:<br /><ul><li>Javelin throwing </li></ul>The sport of the gods<br /><ul><li>Surfing:</li></ul>The sport of the kings<br /><ul><li>Canoe races & stone lifting</li></ul>Sport of the Aito Strong men<br />Tattoos:<br />Show rank in society and accomplishments<br />Flowers:<br /><ul><li>If taken, men or women wear flowers, such as a hibiscus, behind their LEFT ears. </li></li></ul><li>Culture <br />Heiva Festival:<br />Celebrates traditions and ancient competitions <br />Crafts, sporting events, traditional and elaborate dances.<br />Dancing: <br />Dance for joy, to welcome a vistor, pray to a god, challenge an enemy, or impress a partner.<br />To the music of: drums, conch shells, harmonic nasal flutes<br />
  5. 5. La Religion à Tahiti<br />Majority are Christian<br />More than half: Protestant<br />Local chapel decorated <br /> with shells.<br />
  6. 6. Tahiti Capitale:Papeete<br />Most of the island’s population and business in centered around the capital city<br />Much of the traditional culture has been lost, Papeete: trying to keep it alive<br />Major stop for business and travel: International airport in Faaa<br />Copra, Mother-of-Pearl, sugarcane, coffee, and vanilla=exported.<br />
  7. 7. Les Gens<br />Housing: small villages spaced out along rural roads, homes are contemporary concrete, always have fruit trees. <br />separate kitchen for making and eating food, often built from natural materials <br />
  8. 8. La Vie Végétale et Animale<br />Vegetation varies according to location<br />Island’s animals include: feral goats, horses, pigs, cattle, and rats<br />Fresh water streams have plentiful shrimp and nato<br />Marine life in lagoons and surrounding seas= varied species<br />
  9. 9. Recipe<br />Tahitian Tropics Smoothie<br /> INGREDIENTS<br /> 1.5 bananas<br />4-6 strawberries<br />3 spoon-full plain yogurt2 cups lemonade4-6 ice cubes<br />French Words:<br />Milk le Lait<br />Ice la glace<br />lemonadelalimonade<br />strawberries les fraises<br />banana la banane<br />
  10. 10. Quiz<br />What ear do people wear flowers behind if they’re single?<br />Are the major city streets similar to those in the U.S.?<br />Do many Tahitians have pets?<br />Is Tahiti a country, or just an island in French Polynesia?<br />Where is Tahiti located on the map?<br />For what purposes do Tahitians dance? (give 2)<br />What is the terrain like on Tahiti?<br />What religion is the majority of Tahiti?<br />What is the capital of Tahiti?<br />

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