Voyages: From Tongan Villages to American Suburbs

READ Part I (pg 3-49 ) of Voyages and answer the following questions in one paragraph each.
SOURCE: (Small, Cathy A. 2011. Voyages: From Tongan Villages to American Suburbs, Second Edition). 1. Why do people migrate from Tonga? How has this changed over time? Does this challenge the assumptions you had about why people migrate to the U.S. and in what ways? 2. Analyze this quote by Cathy Small: “Leaving the village might become the best way to fulfill a Tongan life” (pg 43). What does quote mean? What does it have to do with kavenga and western and traditional wealth? 3. Traditions: This book gives very interesting examples of how traditions change over time (although we might think they stay the same). First, name one Tongan tradition that has changed over time and describe how. Second, name one American tradition (or a tradition from another culture you are familiar with). Describe this tradition, what people think about it and how it has changed over time. Write about the significance of this American tradition from an EMIC and ETIC perspective. 4. What is the most interesting or surprising thing you have learned from this book so far? Explain why it is interesting to you. If you could do further research on this topic, what would you do? 5. Ask an open-ended discussion question using at least one of the following key terms: remittance, ethnography, informant. tradition, compromise culture, tapa cloth, kavenga, or reciprocity

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