We are the happy people which living on this island the only country in the world I mean the only world we know which is surrounded by the big water
without end that nobody has ever crossed..
My name is Riroroke and I and my family we are a part of our people and our people are the only people living in the world because we don't know to
exist anything else except the big water ,our Land and the stars with the Moon where maybe some other people like us are living on a land surrounded
Te Pito te Henua is our home and we are the children of Nature because Nature is our God and we believe in our God but sometimes we feel so alone
therefore we decided to carve our faces in stone and to post them all around our land to be...with others like us to be seen from a distance ,because
we know deep in our hearts that somewhere across the big water are other people like us, other Rapa-Nui .Because we don't want to fight against each
other again because we have known hard times when we had wars and famine and many other bad things that my parents told me about.
We all decided to carve the Big Faces therefore it's a hard work in which all participate the old, the women, the young, the children as everyone
wants to meet the other hapiness of the others living across the Big water because we are the the 'happy people living in Loneliness.
"U ?o?ori ro" during celebration nights I mean the dances performed are given in honor of our god the Nature and for the hope that someone across
the Big Water will see our faces carved in stone placed all around our country.
But years has passed and nobody came to us from across the water and nobody has came from across the sky or from the big yellow Moon or from the
I am old now and my children grew older working with hapiness and Hope carving the stones to get rid of loneliness.
I know my time has passed but I am still happy in my loneliness and I have hope in my heart that someday we will meet the other Hapiness without
Carved in the Big Stone by me Riroroke in the year "tahi rua" from when the Great Call for our brothers and sisters across the Big Water has
I enjoyed this very much. The pictures you posted plus the pictures you made for us with your words. I could actually "see" and feel what was being
conveyed as was intended. Thanx for a very special post. Hope to "see" more from you.
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