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Ancestral beliefs
Even if they are no longer part of daily life, the 'tiki' remain present everywhere in French Polynesia. The Polynesians avoid moving them because of their 'mana', a supernatural energy in which they still more or less believe. Reproduced in statuettes, 'tiki' are sold to tourists and are a popular tattoo motif.
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