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Nuku Hiva sõdalane / Nuku Hivan warrior
Nuku Hiva sõdalane / Nuku Hivan warrior
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Summary

Nukuhiivalased olid tugevalt tätoveeritud erinevate geomeetriliste kujunditega. Nende tätoveeringud omasid ka teatud sotsiaalset tähendust – mida tugevamini tätoveeritud, seda tähtsama isikuga oli hõimustruktuuris tegemist. Kohalik tätoveerija leidis laeva peal rohkelt tegevust, tätoveerides muu seas ka Krusensternile tema abikaasa Julia nime..- - -.The Nuku Hivans were heavily tattooed with different geometrical shapes. Their tattoos also had a certain social meaning – the more tattoos someone had, the higher was his standing in the tribe. The local tattooist had a lot to do on the ship, with even Krusenstern getting a tattoo of his wife Julia’s name...Viitekood / Reference code:.EAA.1414.3.3.93..Lehekülg SAAGAs (vaja registreeruda) / Page in SAAGA (registration needed):.www.ra.ee/dgs/_purl.php?shc=EAA.1414.3.3:101 ( http://www.ra.ee/dgs/_purl.php?shc=EAA.1414.3.3:101 )
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Date

1806
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Source

National Archives of Estonia
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