The Pitcairn Islands are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.
The earliest known settlers of the Pitcairn Islands were Polynesians who appear ... seven children were enrolled in school in 2000.  The island's children have produced a book in Pitkern and English called Mi Bas Side orn Pitcairn or My Favourite ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:00:00 GMT
How Christianity Came to Pitcairn Is.
What became of them was not known until September, 1808, when a New England whaler, the Topaz spotted Pitcairn Island and landed to take on water. To Captain Folger's surprise, he found natives who spoke a garbled English ... and to teach it to the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Norfolk Island and pitcairn varieties
Lesser-known varieties of English are ... of the school teachers that were sent to Norfolk Island from Australia. When Reinecke et al. published their bibliography of pidgin creole languages in (1975), they emphasized that ?Pitcairn Island English ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 May 2017 17:00:00 GMT
The Pitcairn Bible
Seeing the importance of teaching ... In 1808, Pitcairn?s Island was discovered by captain Mayhew Folger of an American ship the USS Topas. The members of the crew were amazed to find that the island was inhabited by thirty five English-speaking people ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Oct 2008 17:00:00 GMT
The Island Far Away: Exploring Britain\'s Pitcairn Island
On the 225th anniversary of the famous Bounty mutineers' landing, Jad Davenport documents the remote beauty of Pitcairn Island ... Half the island is here, and I catch snippets of conversation in the official language, English, and the local dialect ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:08:17 GMT
200 Years Later, Pitcairn Celebrates Its Bounty
which stopped at Pitcairn, led to steady emigration, mostly to New Zealand. "At present everyone on the island can trace a common bloodline to the Bounty except for a New Zealand teacher and his family, an Australian pastor and his wife, and two New ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 27 Jan 1990 16:00:00 GMT
Sketches by Mark Twain/The Great Revolution in Pitcairn
They procured wives for themselves among the natives of Tahiti, then proceeded to a lonely little rock in mid-Pacific, called Pitcairn's Island, wrecked the ... title=Sketches_by_Mark_Twain/The_Great_Revolution_in_Pitcairn&oldid=6615711"
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:00:00 GMT
Pitcairn Island ... Island in 1856, but about 40 persons soon returned. The descendants of First Mate Fletcher Christian, the eight other mutineers, and the dozen or so Tahitians who accompanied them still inhabit the island. In addition to English ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:39:36 GMT
Island kids bullied by teachers\' anti-Trump agenda (commentary)
Teachers ... decency were enough to deter two Staten Island teachers from promoting a partisan political message in front of their students. According to a Feb. 17 Advance report, Adria Zawatsky, a sixth-grade English teacher at Paulo Intermediate School ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:15:00 GMT
BPA\'s The Bard at the Bloedel to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare's most delightful plays, this most merry and English ... teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:14:00 GMT