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Week 7 Blog Tasks

ONE: Identify one key point and/or theme from the Week 7 lecture. Find an academic source (not the lecture itself, but the source may be one that is cited in the lecture) for that key point/theme. 603 more words

Assessment Two

THROUGH MY EYES: ‘MAHÅLANGNESS – THE FUEL THAT FED MY WRITING FIRE’ BY PAULA QUINENE

‘How long have you been away from home?’ I asked an army friend.

‘Thirteen years,’ he replied.

And to myself, I said, How could anyone be away from Guam for 13 years? 538 more words

Pacific Islands

Latter-Day Saints in the Pacific

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Fun fact: the very popular Polynesian Cultural Center, which boasts six “villages” highlighting “traditional” dress, dance, music, arts and crafts, and other practices of indigenous Pacific Islander culture, is owned and operated by the Church of the Latter-Day Saints.  178 more words

History

Pacific Islander Spectrum of Success

My overt perspective of the general Pacific Island population, although having few minor differentiating ideas and values, all pose general similarities that have given the population both positive and negative feedback from their counterparts within their overall interaction within the community. 1,783 more words

Education

Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities and Mental He

The infographic below shows disconcerting information that does not just show many Asian American/Pacific Islanders Communities have diagnosable mental illnesses, but it also “shows” what little has been done to educate and treat mental illness in various Asian American/Pacific Island communities. 39 more words

Mental Health

The Pacific islanders who want to ban Islam

Source: The Independent

The leader of the Christian Church in Samoa has called for the country to bring in a blanket ban on Islam.Reverend Ma’auga Motu, secretary general of the Samoa Council of Churches, said the council was pressing the government to prohibit the religion on the Pacific island. 240 more words

Asia

THROUGH MY EYES: ‘HEROINE OF MY OWN WORLD’ BY LYNN PULOU-ALAIMALO

My frantic schedule as a tina (mother) compels certainty that I am a heroine of my own kind. A heroine of my own world. Not the mother who wakes up to the sound of birds in her garden with violin playing in the background. 630 more words

Pacific Islands