Tuesday, August 22, 2017

African migrations to Fiji Islands




African migrations to Fiji
Ok for the Fiji Islands I’m going to do this a little different. I’m going to tell the origins of the Fiji Islands through DNA migrations. So lets start off between the 150,000 year mark, and the 80,000 year mark, in Africa. This mark,marks a time when approximately the first Twa tribe was born. At the 75,000 year mark, a very important group was born, called the CT group. At this point in time, all West African/African American/Bantus , Egytian/Ethiopians, and the people of the Fiji, were all the same exact group of people. Its at this time, the first forms of religion have been found, and this is the point where most people of African descent shared culture. This is right before they migrated out of Adfrica.
Shortly after this time period, the CT group migrated to India. While in Africa, this group moved around, most likely do to them being hunter gathers. They developed different mutations, from the changes in elevation levels, throughout Africa. At that time, the DE group was born, then later the D group was born. The D group migrated to India, and are called the Jarwa tribe.
After the D DNA was developed, an early form of E DNA was developed, then E1b1a DNA was developed in the Congo area. This was the first birth of West Africans/African Americans/Bantus around 30,000 years ago.
Next that same early E DNA migrated to Ethiopia and developed E1b1b DNA which is Egyptians/Ethiopians which was approximately 25,000 years ago. These people would later migrate to India, and the earliest evidence of their arrival is around the 11,000bc mark.
Ok so now back to the CT migrations and how the Fijians came to be. The CT group migrated to Southern Asia sometime from 40,000bc-11,000bc. The CT group created another DNA group called the CF DNA group. This group is a very important DNA group, because it is the original DNA group of the Negrito people. The Negrito people or the CF DNA group gave birth to a group called the C DNA group. These groups of people are the most dominant group of people in Asia today. They are the Mongoloid people that makeup places like China and Japan.
So how did the people of the Fiji Island come about? They are a mix of the CF Negritos and the C Mongoloids and to better explain it I’ll use this example. The CF created the C, then the C mixed back in with the CF, so today there is no CF, it was breed out, and what you have now is its descendants that are the O, K. and M groups. Those are the same exact DNA groups of the people of the Fiji, and the same DNA of the people from the Malaysia area to the Indonesia area. So the people of the Fiji’s DNA has been around almost 30,000 years. The Fijians then around the 3000bc to 2000bc mark migrated over to the Fiji Islands. I even found artifacts of the Twa God Bes in the Fiji. This staples them as Africans.
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Archaeological evidence suggests that western Polynesian islands (Fiji, Futuna, Samoa, Tonga) were settled 2,100–3,200 years ago by people belonging to the so-called Lapita cultural complex that originated 3,000–3,500 years ago in Island Melanesia, in particular the Bismarck Archipelago (Kirch 2000). However, some archaeologists argue that the Lapita cultural complex originated about 6,000 years ago in China and thus associate the spread of Austronesian languages with the Neolithic spread of material culture, including agriculture and Lapita, from East Asia into the Pacific under the Express-train scenario (Bellwood 1978; Diamond and Bellwood 2003), whereas others suggest a strict Melanesian origin of the Lapita cultural complex (White et al. 1988; Terrell 1989; Terrell et al. 2001). Besides the 2 “extreme” models, the “Express
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Chinese population is very large, it has less variation than the smaller number of individuals living in Southeast Asia, because the Chinese expansion occurred very recently, following the development of rice agriculture – within only the last 10,000 years.
Now below this shows evidence that Asia was once filled with short statured black people. This shows the transition from Africans,to the Asians that we know today.
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In both Malaya and Borneo, short, dark-skinned, frizzy-haired Negritos were followed by Ainoids, so called because of their likeness to tbe Ainu, the non-Japanese aborigines of Hokkaido. The third hunting-gathering people to come were the Veddoids, then- physical appearance resembling the aboriginal Vedda of southern India. All three of these Stone Age peoples intermixed, but the Negroid element remained dominant.
With the people of Fiji their DNA is and exact match to the people of Maylasia and Indonesia. Their dominant DNA is K, O, C & M
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A typical Malay Race carries Formosan lineage (Y-DNA Haplogroup O) of between 66.7% (Malaysian Malay) to 88.6% (Indonesian Javanese), Polynesian lineage (Y-DNA Haplogroup C) of between 1.9% (Indonesian Javanese) to 11.1% (Malaysian Malay), Micronesian lineage (Y-DNA Haplogroup K) of between 1.9% (Indonesian Javanese) to 11.1% (Malaysian Malay), and Turkic lineage of between 2.6% (Filipino) to 5.6% (Malaysian Malay).
While I was studying the area of Indonesia, I noticed that two sets of languages had similarities to the Fijian language. These two languages come from the Makasarese/Bugi people
Some of these same similar connective words were found in each language
“Ni” and “na” can be both “is” & , “and”or “when” and “the” are all used by Makassar, Fiji, and Bantu.
I also found the word “rein” for king in Makassar and its “rais” for president Swahili and “rai” for king in Tamil
Fiji language is categorized in the same language category as the Maylasian language. That category is Austronesian language of the Malayo-Polynesian family. This further shows the connection between these groups of people
Sample of Fiji Language
Era sucu ena galala na tamata yadua, era tautauvata ena nodra dokai kei na nodra dodonu. E tiko na nodra vakasama kei na nodra lewaeloma, sa dodonu mera veidokadokai ena yalo ni veitacini.
Sample of Bugis language
Sininna rupa tau ri jajiangngi rilinoe nappunnai manengngi riasengnge alebbireng . Nappunai riasengnge akkaleng, nappunai riasengnge ati marennni na sibole bolena pada sipakatau pada massalasureng.
Heres a list of tribes under the same language group. I found that most of these tribes are black people with Afros, and very visible African features like Batak. And Anuki. The Anuki wear the same crosses that the Twa wear across their chest, as a cross to ward off evil. The people of the Tiwi Islands called Bima, are in the same language category as well. These people live in Australia and are Aboriginals. Aboriginals come from the southern parts of Asia originally as well. QWith the Jarai tribe, they have Bes like statues standing in front of their stilt house villages keeping guard. This is probably the most Bes like figures that I’ve seen in one plance around the world. You also find Bes in mass quantities with the Nias tribe in Singapore.
Malayo-Polynesian language tribes
Amarasi, Anuki, Araki, Balinese, Batak, Barai, Bima, Bugis, Bushi, Cham, Chamorro, Cia-Cia, Dawan, Dhao, Ende-Li'o, Fijian, Iban, Indonesian, Jarai, Javanese, Kerinci, Lampung, Ledo Kaili, Madurese, Makasarese, Malagasy, Malay, Mandar, Manggarainese, Mbula, Minangkabau, Muna, Ndrumbea, Nias, Paicî, Palauan, Rade, Sasak, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tetum, Tii, Tolaki, Toraja-Sa'dan, Wandamen, Western Rote, Xârâcùù
Fiji language
Lako....Go
Lako maike....Come here
Lako yani...Go there
Cici...Run
Cici vakatotolo...Run quickly
Cici mai...Run here
Cici yani...Run there
Cici vaberabera...run slowly
Tucake...stand up
Dabe...sit down
Kana...eat
Davo...lie down
Moce...sleep and also Goodbye
Yaloka...egg
Toa...chicken
Koli...dog
Vusi...cat
Kalavo...rat
Ikeli...eagle
Laione..lion
Ose...horse
Manumanu...animals
Manumanu vuka...birds
Vunikau...tree
Wai...water
Waitui...sea water
Wasawasa...sea or ocean
Waidroka...river or stream water
Uciwai...rivers
Tagane...men
Yalewa..women
Marama..lady
Turaga..gentleman
Gonetagane..boy
Goneyalewa..girl
Cauravou...young man
Tui...king
Ranadi...queen
Raluve...princess
Ravouvou...prince
Egyptian Igbo Tamil language connections
KAKA(God) | Ka (greater, superior) | Ko (king, superior, God)
Khu (to kill, death) | Nwu/Gbu (die/to kill) | Kol (kill)
un (living being) | Ndu (life) | Un Udambu (living body)
Budo (dwelling place) | Obodo/ubudo (country, dwelling place) | veedu (dwelling place)
Aru (mouth) | Onu (mouth) & kooh/Kwue (to speak) | kooru (speak, tell)
In- n (negation) nh-n (negation) | In mai (not in existence)
Se (to create) | Ke (to create) & Se (to draw) | Sei (do, create)
Ro (talk) | Kwo (to talk) | Koor (talk)
Penka (divide) Panje (break it) | Piri (divide)
Ala (Land of) | Ala (Land of, ground, boundary) | Nilam (Land)
Amu (children) | Umu (children) | Ammu (this is how children are called during blandishment)
Miri (water) | Miri (water) | Neer (water)
Paa/Faa (fly) | Feeh/Faa (fly) | Para (fly)
Makassar /Bugis Religion
Before the arrival of Islam, the people of Makassar believe the gods crate Se'rea god (the god of Heaven), the supreme god who dwells in the highest heaven (Heaven boting). The cult of the god was carried out at the top houses (samulayang) abuak ceremony. In addition there is the god of sky god World. The world god set the world on duty. The cult of the World dwa conducted in the middle pole house (paccialah), the ceremony is called Attoana.
Fiji religion
The Serpent God plays an important role in many religions and myths from all over the World. However, most of the times its role is identified with that of Evil, even if the common denominator of the Serpent God is that he wants humans to get knowledge (such as the example of the Serpent in the Garden of Eden in Christian religions). In the mythology of Fiji Island, in one of the more popular creation stories, the Serpent God is not only an important God but the first and ever living god that created the first humans. His name is the Great Serpent Degei, the supreme God. He is believed to be the creator of the Fiji islands and all men related to the islands. He is the one that judges the souls when they die and decides where they move onto in the afterlife. According to the legend, in the beginning it was only water and twilight everywhere and only an island existed, the island of the Gods which floated somewhere at the edge of the world and could be visible during sunrise. Degei was alone and the only living creature was the female hawk named Turukawa. Turukawa couldn’t speak and the only thing she would do was to fly around Earth, until she started gathering leaves and grass creating a nest and finally two eggs were created. The great God Degei took the two eggs to his house where he made a bed for them and kept them warm with
his body. When the eggs hatched, two tiny human beings came out, they were his children. Once the first humans were born, they were transferred to a vesi tree where Degei built a shelter for them, fed them and taught them the secrets of nature. But he kept his children separate. He planted trees around them so they could find food, trees like banana trees, dalo and yams. However, humans could only eat from the banana tree and not dalo (or taro) and yams (like sweet potatoes), because they didn’t know the art of fire and the fruits of those trees couldn’t be eaten raw. Dalo and yams were the food of the gods. When the first humans grew up they met each other and asked Degei to show them how to harness the power of the fire and how to eat the food of the Gods, and so Degei taught them. And it was after a while that the first humans left Degei and went to live on their own and had their first children. Degei wasn’t upset since he knew that his children and their children would worship him as their God. According to the legend, the first village that Degei landed on was Lautoka where he established the village of Viseisei. It is interesting to note that Fiji has no snakes, so the concept of the snake God Degei not only is strange, but his story is very similar to Hindu mythology and the
snake Kaliya, but while Degei is a good God, Kaliya is presented as a bad Serpent. Fijian myths are interesting because they are one of the few that represent the Serpent God as a good God and not associated with evil. However, carefully studying mythologies and religions from all over the World, we can easily identify that that was the case with all Serpent Gods, but for many reasons, their role was twisted to that of an evil one. According to the legends, the Serpent God Degei now lives in a cave in the Nakavadra mountain range in Viti Levu. -
Sources:
DNA from European anthropology Journal charts
Religion from 100 African relgions befire slavery & colonization
Language connections by Akan Takuri, & translators from the Fiji, Tamil people, and East Africans
Other language samples are from Omniglot.com
Eupedia.com for Various DNA
Fiji Islands migrations quotes from academic.oup.com