Little Kanak Girl at natural beach of Maré Island, Loyality Islands, New Caledonia. Black and White Portrait. The Kanak people are the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants of New Caledonia an overseas collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific. The word ‘Kanak’ is derived from kanaka maoli, a hawaiian word which was applied indiscriminately by European explorers and missionaries in Oceania to any non-European Pacific islander. The population of Maré Island (Île Maré), a small 42 km long and 16 to 33 km wide island, is about 6900 people, of mainly Melanesian heritage, less than 2% of the population is of European ancestry. Maré Island is a small raised coral atoll, a former atoll that has been lifted about 120 meters.
New mixediStockphoto Images: End of March 2011 Stock Photo Update:
Autumn and Winter is coming quickly. The nights getting longer and longer. Time to go through my portfolio and process images I never had the time to finalize yet from the last travels. Here is the first bunch of new images from different places i added to the iStockphoto portfolio.
Added new images to my iStockphoto Portfolio. Beaches, Palm Trees, Lagoons, Summer, Sand, Getaways, Sunshine and Tropical Landscapes are the main topics of the recent uploads. From the Cook Islands of Rarotonga and Aitutaki to Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and Taha’a. If you’re looking for paradise, you can find it there. Have fun.
Women, Girls, Men and Boys – People Lightbox
Communication. People on the Phone
People, Women and Men and Models
Portraits, Stories, People, Characters
Girls, Women and Men, Real People and Models
Roads, Streets, Highways – Country and City.
Azores Islands Collection: San Miguel, Pico, Faial