Kanak

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Kanak

(kəˈnæk)
n
a native or inhabitant of New Caledonia who seeks independence from France
[C20: from Hawaiian: man]
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L'activiste d'extremedroite Jean-Michel Weissgerber (1985: 96) pretendait que <<la quasi-totalite des dirigeants canaques independantistes sont des Metis: Naisseline, Tjibaou, Burck, Pidjot et meme Machoro>>.
1985, <<Les Canaques, une chance pour la France>>, Peuples noirs Peuples africains, 48: 73-96.
Leenhardt noted the objectification of the body for the Canaques of New Caledonia arose through the influence of Christian infused colonialism.
The European station manager recruits 'willing canaques in the neighbouring reserves and pays them.
He liked to hunt birds, fish and Canaques she said, and this had disturbed me because the word Canaque (or Kanak) means native in New Caledonia.
L eenhardt (1997 [1947]) afirma sobre los Canaques, de Nueva Caledonia, que estos tienen una vision cosmomorfica del mundo en la que existe una vision indiferenciada que permite abarcar el mundo total sin que el individuo intente distinguirse, el mismo, del mundo.
Senegalais dont on ne distingue, dans la penombre, que les yeux brillants et les dents blanches ; Canaques a cheveux crepus et au large rire ; Javanais ebahis et timides, a la face jaune et imberbe .
She started a school for neighbouring Kanak tribes and took notes on their language and culture for her 1885 publication, Legendes et chants de gestes canaques.
The blurb of Nicole Vedre's play Les Canaques claims, for instance, that the natives are anthropophages on a small scale.
A l'inverse, quand le decalage et la distance s'installent avec les informateurs--avec ceux qui nous avaient toleres, accueillis, adoptes naguere, et que l'on avait fini par nommer <<siens>> (<<mes>> Kazakhs, << mes >> Canaques, << mes >> Peruviens, etc.
ET LE MASQUE SORTIT DA LAMER Les pays canaques anciens de Hienghene a Temala, Gomen et Koumac.
One would have to ask how do the Canaques perform such a humble practical action as transporting themselves through their concrete world?