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Oceania is Us

“Oceania is vast, Oceania is expanding, Oceania is hospitable and generous, Oceania is humanity rising from the depths of brine and regions of fire deeper still, … 244 more words


Creating A New Space for the Arts in Pacific Studies


“Smallness is a state of mind.”

(Hau’ofa, 2008: 31)

A Look at Our History and What Lies Ahead

Selina Tusitala Marsh and Teresia Teaiwa say that half of Albert Wendt’s legacy is to continue to “draw on both scholarship and art as equally valid sources of critical and creative perception for the consolidation and invigoration of social and political analysis in Oceania…” (2010: 243). 4,737 more words

Our Sea of Islands Zine

I am very fortunate to be a part of a new zine by and for Pacific Islanders! I didn’t know that zines existed until I started talking with fellow Pacific Islanders online, so the whole concept is new and really exciting for me. 171 more words



‘Let’s get one thing straight before we start. The South Pacific is not Paradise. […] But you will come here for the same reason the adventurers, mutineers, wanderers, pirates and hunters came – for the dream. 371 more words

Pacific Islands Literature


Rachel Reeves is a journalist whose paternal heritage derives from the island of Atiu in the Cooks. In 2014, she was commissioned to write a book that would tell the story of Cyclone Martin. 586 more words

Pacific Islands Literature

Museum Pasifika Art of Asian Pasific

Museum Pasifika is an art museum located in Nusa Dua Bali. It is located in Nusa Dua’s Bali Tourism Development Corporation’s area. The museum was founded by Moetaryanto P and Philippie Augier in 2006. 306 more words

Place Of Interest


Not every Peace Corps volunteer is lucky enough to be sent to the quintessential tropical paradise. Will Lutwick, the author of ‘Dodging Machetes: How I Survived Forbidden Love, Bad Behavior, and the Peace Corps in Fiji’, was given exactly such an opportunity. 1,480 more words

Pacific Islands Literature