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Kauraka, Kauraka, 1951-1997


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    • Kauraka, K.
    • Kauraka Kauraka, 1951-1997
    • Kauraka, K., 1951-1997
    • カウラカ, カウラカ, 1951-1997
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    • Kauraka, K.
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    • found: nuc86-114765: Tales of Manihiki, 1982(hdg. on OrU rept.: Kauraka, K.; usage: K. Kauraka)
    • found: Legends from the atolls, 1984, c1983:t.p. (Kauraka Kauraka) p. 63 (b. in Rarotonga, Cook Islands in 1951; attended colleges in New Zealand, grad. fr. Univ. of the South Pacific w. B.A. degr.; writer, dancer, singer, photographer, and producer)
    • found: Taku akatauira, 1999:title page (poems by Kauraka Kauraka) page 12 (probably the most prolific poet in the Cook Islands) page 67 (1951-1997; a Polynesian and part Chinese) pages 68-69 (born September 5, 1951 in the village of Avatiu (Rarotonga); spent his childhood on Rarotonga, Manihiki, Atiu and Aitutaki, and much of adulthood in academic learning in New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Hawaiʻi) page 70 (born in Tongatai, Avatiu Village in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 5 September 1951; worked as the government anthropologist in the Ministry of Cultural Development at the National Culture Centre in Tupapa, Rarotonga)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 5, 2017(Kauraka Kauraka (1951-1997) was a Cook Islands writer. He was born in Rarotonga, the main island of the Cooks. Kauraka studied in New Zealand, Fiji and other countries. He published six collections of poems in the English and Rarotongan languages. When Kauraka died in 1997, he was buried on the atoll of Manihiki, northern Cooks)
    • found: Poetry Foundation website, June 5, 2017(Kauraka Kauraka, 1951-1997; poet; born in Avatiu, Rarotonga, in the Cook Islands. He earned his BA from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji and an MA in anthropology from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Of Manihiki, Mangaian, and Chinese descent, Kauraka explored Polynesian cultural history and traditions in his work, including oral and folk forms. He authored six collections of poetry in English and Cook Island Maori, including Return to Havaiki (1985) Dreams of a Rainbow: Moemoea a Te Anuanua: Poems (1987), Manakonako (Reflections) (1992), and My Dawning Star (1999). In addition to being a poet, writer, and musician, Kauraka was a professional anthropologist with the Ministry of Cultural Development, Cook Islands, at the time of his death) - https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/kauraka-kauraka
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 5, 2017(Kauraka, K, 1951- ; variant: カウラカ, カウラカ = Kauraka, Kauraka) - http://id.ndl.go.jp/auth/ndlna/00479419
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    • 1987-12-17: new
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