Examen de Ingl├ęs de Catalu├▒a (selectividad de 2003)

SRIE 3 PAU LOGSE Curs 20022003 ANGLS HAWAIIANS RECLAIM THEIR CULTURE For the past three centuries Hawaiian culture has been attacked by the cultures of immigrant groups from places such as China Japan the Philippines and of course the US As early as the 1820s cultural conflict led to the prohibition of the hula which is a way of dancing and chanting in praise of the Hawaiian gods among them Kane the creator Lono god of harvests and Ku the god of war regarded by Christian missionaries as pagan B…
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Eva Cassidy

Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 ÔÇô November 2, 1996) was an American vocalist and guitarist known for her interpretations of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country, rock, and pop classics. In 1992, she released her first album, The Other Side, a set of duets with go-go musician Chuck Brown, followed by the 1996 live solo album titled Live at Blues Alley. Although she had been honored by the Washington Area Music Association, she was virtually unknown outside her native Washington, DC. She died of melanoma in 1996.

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Native Hawaiians

Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: k─ünaka ╩╗┼Źiwi, k─ünaka maoli, and Hawai╩╗i maoli) are the indigenous Austronesian (Polynesian) people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants. Native Hawaiians trace their ancestry back to the original Polynesian settlers of Hawaii.

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Kahoolawe
Kahoolawe

Kahoolawe (Hawaiian) is the smallest of the eight main volcanic islands in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Kahoolawe is located about southwest of Maui and also southeast of Lanai, and it is long by wide, with a total land area of. The highest point on Kahoolawe is the crater of Lua Makika at the summit of Puu Moaulanui, which is about above sea level. Kahoolawe is relatively dry (average annual rainfall is less than) because the island's low elevation fails to generate much orographic precipitation from the northeastern trade winds, and Kaho╩╗olave is located in the rain shadow of eastern Maui's vol…

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Fields of Gold

"Fields of Gold" is a 1993 song written and performed by Sting from his album Ten Summoner's Tales. "Fields of Gold" and all the other album tracks were recorded at Lake House, Wiltshire, mixed at The Townhouse Studio, London, England and mastered at Masterdisk, New York City. The harmonica solo is played by Brendan Power, and the Northumbrian smallpipes are played by Kathryn Tickell. The music video was directed by Kevin Godley. The cover of the album was photographed at Wardour Old Castle in Wiltshire, as was the cover for the album Ten Summoner's Tales.

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Songbird (Fleetwood Mac song)

"Songbird" is a popular song by Fleetwood Mac. It first appeared on the 1977 album Rumours and was released as the B-side of the single "Dreams". It is one of four songs written solely by Christine McVie on the album. She would frequently sing the song at concerts.

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Mau Piailug
Mau Piailug

Pius "Mau" Piailug (pronounced; 1932 ÔÇô July 12, 2010) was a Micronesian navigator from the Carolinian island of Satawal, best known as a teacher of traditional, non-instrument wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging. Mau's Carolinian navigation system, which relies on navigational clues using the sun and stars, winds and clouds, seas and swells, and birds and fish, was acquired through rote learning passed down through teachings in the oral tradition. He earned the title of master navigator (palu) by the age of eighteen, around the time the first American missionaries arrived in Satawal. As…

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Danny Boy
Danny Boy

"Danny Boy" is a ballad set to an ancient Irish melody. The words were written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air". It is most closely associated with Irish communities.

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Chuck Brown
Chuck Brown

Charles Louis "Chuck" Brown (August 22, 1936 ÔÇô May 16, 2012) was an American guitarist, bandleader and singer who is has garnered the honorific nickname "The Godfather of Go-Go". Go-go is a subgenre of funk music developed in and around the Washington metropolitan area in the mid-70s. While its musical classification, influences, and origins are debated, Brown is regarded as the fundamental force behind the creation of go-go music.

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Molokai
Molokai

Molokai or Molokai (Hawaiian), often called the "Friendly Island", is an island in the Hawaiian archipelago. It is 38 by 10 miles (61 by 16 km) in size at its extreme length and width with a usable land area of, making it the fifth-largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the 27th largest island in the United States. It lies east of Oahu across the 25-mile (40 km) wide Kaiwi Channel and north of L─ünai, separated from it by the Kalohi Channel.

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Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 ÔÇô August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll", or simply "the King".

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Ray Charles
Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 ÔÇô June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray." He was often referred to as "The Genius." Charles was blind from the age of seven.

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Lono
Lono

In Hawaiian mythology, the deity Lono is associated with fertility, agriculture, rainfall, music and peace. In one of the many Hawaiian legends of Lono, he is a fertility and music god who descended to Earth on a rainbow to marry Laka. In agricultural and planting traditions, Lono was identified with rain and food plants. He was one of the four gods (with K┼ź, K─üne, and K─üne's twin brother Kanaloa) who existed before the world was created. Lono was also the god of peace. In his honor, the great annual festival of the Makahiki was held. During this period (from October through February), war and…

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Stonehenge
Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury and north of Salisbury. Stonehenge's ring of standing stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.

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Philippines
Philippines

The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,641 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila. Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Vi…

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Hawaiian language

The Hawaiian language (Hawaiian: ') is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaii, the largest island in the tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed. Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the state of Hawaii. King Kamehameha III established the first Hawaiian-language constitution in 1839 and 1840.

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