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GUEST,Rev EFDSS book John Kanakanaka (19) RE: EFDSS book John Kanakanaka 21 Mar 06

"John Kanaka" has nothing to do with "John Canoe," although there may be a distant relationship. "John Kanaka" comes from the many Polynesians (mostly Hawaiians) who sailed as crew aboard European and American whalers in the 19th century. They were called "Kanakas" or "Canackers" based on the Hawaiian word "kanaka" which means "person" or "human being."

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