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Pacific Knowledge: Pacific History

This is only a few of the plethora of literature that comes from our 22,000 islands and 1200 languages that inform and inspire the legacy and lineage of relationality.


E felelei manu ae ma’au i o latou ofaga.

Birds migrate to environments where they survive and thrive.


“The Polynesian Problem”: Western Studies of Pacific Islander Origins

(Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 2021)

How did Polynesian wayfinders navigate the Pacific Ocean? - Alan Tamayose and Shantell De Silva

(TED-Ed, 2017)

Nomads of the wind - Polynesians Part 1/5

(drkavahed, 2016)

Other Resources

Untold Pacific History - Episode 1: Dawn Raids

(TheCoconetTV, 2021a)

Polynesian Panthers continuing the fight 50 years on

(1News, 2021)

Untold Pacific History: Episode 2 - Niue / The Murder of Commissioner Larsen

(RNZ, 2021a)

Untold Pacific History: Episode 3 - Samoa / NZ's colonisation of Samoa & the Mau Movement

(RNZ, 2021b)


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