Lauga or Samoan oratory is a premier cultural practice in the fa'asamoa (Samoan culture), a sacred ritual that embodies all that fa'asamoa represents, such as identity, inheritance, respect, service, ..
'Mana of the Pacific: Wisdom from across Oceania' brings you inspirational proverbs matched with beautiful photographs that highlight the strength, resilience, wisdom and innovation of people from Sam..
This anthology addresses the mental health and therapeutic needs of Polynesian and Melanesian people and the scarcity of resources for those working with them. It is divided into four parts - Identity..
This book provides a concise introduction to the history of South Polynesia during the period typically defined as the 'Middle Ages' by western historians, focusing on Aotearoa New Zealand, Rekohu (Ch..
This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug (1932-2010), the legendary teacher of traditional, non-instrument wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging acros..
Compiled to meet a need for a contemporary Samoan language resource, this title has comprehensive Samoan to English and English to Samoan sections, as well as a guide to pronunciation, a brief overvie..