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At one point I suggested that he try to write down his vast knowledge for others to study. He laughed and said he had started to do just that and wrote about thirty pages. But then hurricane Tusi came along and blew it all away! He decided his namesake, Tagaloa (the Creator), was trying to tell him something: The best place to keep history is in your head, and not everyone should have equal access to it. Before writing reached Oceania (the Pacific archipelagoes of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia), traditional orators had passed on chants, genealogies, and stories from generation to generation, like living encyclopedias.
12 Even after colonizing uninhabited islands, seamen of the first diaspora continued to voyage, founding Polynesian outliers in Micronesia and Melanesia and establishing exchange networks that linked communities. The large, populous, and culturally diverse islands of Melanesia, in particular, developed intricate trade systems based on silent barter, pidgin languages, and shell money. In the Trobriand Islands of eastern New Guinea, voyagers exchanged shell necklaces for armbands in the Kula ring circuit to build personal bonds and facilitate peaceful trading.
15 Castaways in Oceania often had their canoes and possessions confiscated by their hosts in return for being accepted into the community. In Palau, the world beyond the horizon was regarded as a source of potential danger, so visitors were conducted to a chief, who assessed their possible impact. If not killed outright, they might become servile "driftwood," but over time their descendants could move up in rank to become "new sails" with some access to land, then "old sails'' with eligibility to hold lesser offices, and finally "trees" who could earn high titles.