PAOA, Rodrigo; ARANDA, Manuel; SANDIA, Luis
[EASTER ISLAND] La recreacion en Isla de Pascua. Volumen 1.
Unpublished honours dissertation (1983), Academia Superior de Ciencias Pedagogicas de Valparaiso, Valparaiso [Chile]. Quarto, pictorial paper wrappers with cloth spine, 263 pp, illustrated with line drawings and tipped-in colour photographs.
The first part of a substantial thesis on traditional games of Rapa Nui, submitted by three indigenous Rapa Nui students. One of these students, Rodrigo Paoa Atamu, went on to become an important figure in the movement to protect Rapa Nui heritage and culture, being the founding president of the Corporación de Resguardo Cultural Mata Nui A Hotu A Matu’a O Kahu O Hera, with UCLA archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg as advisor.
This thesis is cited in the bibliography of Fortin, Moira. The Development of Theatre in Easter Island : Hakararama I Te A’amu O Rapa Nui. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Arts in Pacific Studies at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, December 2009.