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Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2017

Gang Of Youths’ David Le’aupepe on bringing philosophy to pop music and putting their...

22 August, 2017. By David James Young. “You know you’re in the liner notes, too… right?” David Immanuel Le’aupepe – singer, songwriter, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and...

“Friendship can be a revolutionary force”

Speech by Dr Rachel Buchanan, for launch of Tautai Sāmoa, World History and the Life of Ta’isi O.F. Nelson, by Dr Patricia O’Brien 19 August...

Review of Tautai: Samoa, World History and the Life of O.F. Nelson

This is a book about Ta’isi O.F. Nelson that sets his life in the context of 20th century colonialism and the British Empire. This was...

Tamaitai Kuegi’s Kreations – Laei Samoa

17 August, 2017 - Kuegi Toilolo is the Samoan artist and designer behind the brand 'Tamaitai Kuegi's Kreations'. She is from Long Beach, California and...

Book Review – ‘ONE BOY, NO WATER’ BY LEHUA PARKER

Summary Zader, a thirteen-year-old boy, was adopted by the Westin family when he was just a baby. Being allergic to water, he is living in...

‘Tautai’ seminar on independence movement leader

16 August, 2017. Samoa - The Australian High Commission, in partnership with the National University of Samoa Centre of Samoan Studies, is hosting a...

Palemia; Memoir

By Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office. In the course of...
(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) High Talking Chief Namulauulu Tavan joins members of Salt Lake City's Pacific Islander community as he blesses the Arts of the Pacific gallery in the newly renovated Utah Museum of Fine Arts on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City Tuesday August 8, 2017. Elders from the local Maori and Samoan communities performed ceremonial dances, chants and oration to welcome the objects back on view and to thank Museum staff for continued care of their cultural objects.

Pacific Islander gallery at Utah Museum of Fine Arts gets blessing

10 August, 2017. By Sean P. Means - With blasts of a conch shell and chants that bounced off the walls, a group of...
Maryann Talia Palau 'Please, can I weave with you?' Maryann Talia Pau 'Fa'amolemole, pe mafai ona tatou lalaga fa'atasi?' (Please, can I weave with you?) Pandanus, cream organza and black satin ribbon, shells, fishing line, black cotton fabric; weaving and beading, 2009

Maryann Talia Pau ‘Fa’amolemole, pe mafai ona tatou lalaga fa’atasi?’ (Please, can I weave...

We know that Pacific Island populations spread out well beyond the islands themselves. Countries like Australia are home to many from the islands who...

Julia Magea’u Gray, Pacific Dance Artist in Residence – ‘Shifting the Maiden’

7 August, 2017. New Zealand - Imaginings of the Dusky Maiden, you know the ones; the maiden on the beach by the moonlight, long black...