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View Resource British Museum - Power and Taboo: Sacred Objects from the Pacific

"Gods inside, gods outside/Gods above, gods below" is the first few lines of a chant from the Society Islands in the Polynesian islands. It also offers a bit of insight into the inhabitants of that particular corner of the world, as does this very well thought out online exhibit created by the British Museum. Offered as part of their Online Tours series, the exhibit contains 27 items culled from...