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.
Rapa Nui National Park UNESCO site
Easter Island on The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Easter Island: The Rock Art Statues of Rapa Nui (Bradshaw Foundation)
Easter Island Statue Project
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 June 8, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/moai-waka/