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Contact between Europeans and Indigenous Cultures

Summary: Describes the contact between the Europeans and the indigenous cultures during the era of European expansionism. Includes a discussion of the Tahitians and the Maoris. Analyzes their treatment by the European settlers.
Describe the contact between the Europeans and the traditional societies.

con*tact: a person with whom contact is established.

The contact between the Europeans and the traditional societies is odd. Some of the Europeans are for friendship and kindness, others think they should take advantage of their land and possessions. The indigenous peoples have the same mixture of views- a select few of the groups consider the Europeans visitors, and should be treated with respect, others regard them as evil, and full of greed and selfishness. They treat them like they are not intelligent, they abuse the land, and sometimes harm native animals.

Tahiti and the Tahitians

In Tahiti, the Tahitians are sexually abused. The Europeans, having been away from women for approximately a year, are using the Tahitians to satisfy their urges. The Tahitians don't realise, though, and think the Europeans are just being friendly, and nice...

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