Moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Waka Tapu, and the reclaiming of cultural heritage
These giant statues embody the ancients who first voyaged to Rapa Nui. Many were toppled; all lost their coral eyes.
Cite this page as: Dr. Wayne Ngata and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Voyage to the moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island)," in Smarthistory, August 10, 2017, accessed March 31, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/moai-waka/.
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