AITU - What does AITU stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|AITU||Association Internationale du Théâtre à l'Université|
|AITU||Association of Independent Technological Universities (engineering colleges)|
|AITU||Alliance of Independent Telephone Unions|
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: Eine Untersuchung Zur Autochthonen Religion Der Samoaner.
The owl is the family aitu
, or spirit, that Peseola cannot discuss because it belongs to the old religion.
This practice is tapu because such knowledges are under the special guardianship of a god--Atua or aitu
, or spirit.
In this alien culture, Stevenson sees much that echoes the dark side of Western culture, beliefs that seem to speak of a common experience of dread: 'The Polynesian varua inu or aitu
o le vao is clearly the near kinsman of the Transylvanian vampire' (p.
While they focus primarily on the southern Islands in the Cooks, (Rarotonga, Aitu
, Ma'uake, Mitiaro and Aitutuki) they include material from other Polynesian islands, including the New Zealand Maori.
Mythology in Samoan rituals: Faalanu, Liutofaga and Fono ma Aitu