Pacific Nations and Territories-Chapter 6

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"Contact"
The arrival of European explorers in the Pacific islands
Subsistence
Doing everything for yourself
Troll
Drawing fishing lines through the water behind a boat
Fish Traps
Sticks put together to make a cage-like trap for catching fish
Adze
an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
Polytheistic
Belief in many gods
Caste
A class system
Royalty
A system of kings and nobles with titles by birth
Cannibalism
the eating of human flesh by another human being
Infanticide
The killing of unwanted babies
Extended Family
Household made up of several generations of family members
Nuclear Family
A man with his wife and children

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