Short Ears

Some articles on ears, short ears, short, ear:

Thor Heyerdahl - Expedition To Rapa Nui
... and archaeological research, he claimed the island was originally colonized by Hanau eepe ("Long Ears"), from South America, and that Polynesians Hanau ... Heyerdahl speculates there was an uprising of "Short Ears" against the ruling "Long Ears." The "Long Ears" dug a defensive moat on the eastern end of the island and filled it with kindling ... During the uprising, Heyerdahl claimed, the "Long Ears" ignited their moat and retreated behind it, but the "Short Ears" found a way around it, came up from behind, and pushed all ...
Rapa Nui (film) - Historical Accuracy Issues
... The struggle between the Long Ears and Short Ears is derived from the legend of the hanau epe (long ears), who are supposed to have been almost all killed by the hanau momoko (short ears ... "stocky" and "slim" peoples, not long and short eared ones ... If the conflict between the Long Ears and the Short Ears was real, then it was over long before the Birdman Cult began ...
Rapa Nui (film) - Plot
... There are two classes of people Long Ears and Short Ears ... Long Ears, marked by large wooden plugs in their ear lobes and a certain tattoo, are the ruling class ... The working-class Short ears have no ear plugs and a different tattoo ...

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