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Although M? Asking how this distinction might blur historical and contemporary connections, Te Punga Somerville interrogates the relationship between indigeneity, migration, and diaspora, focusing on texts: poetry, fiction, theater, film, and music, viewed alongside historical instances of performance, journalism, and scholarship. In this sustained treatment of the M? Somerville's artful use of painting and poetry, fiction and physical spaces, along with contemporary media and music, all enhanced by her insider perspective of Maori material culture, draw lines of connection on the South Pacific chart from Aotearoa to Samoa, from the Cook Islands to Tahiti, extending all the way to Hawail, and then returning to Wellington Harbor in New Zealand.
Critical yet imaginative, formalist, and specifically indigenist, the analyses throughout this work are informative, entertaining, and engaging. Somerville begins this journey in search of regional identity by analyzing a painting by Tupaia, a Ralatea Islander voyaging with Captain James Cook during his explorations of the Pacific islands in the os.
The image depicts an exchange of goods between a Maori man and an officer of Captain Cook's vessel, Author: Sherrie L. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Alice has been on selection panels for Fulbright New Zealand , and the Kapiti Maori writers residency , , judge of WWF 'Oceans' creative writing competition , Maori Secondary Schools speech competition and Commonwealth Writers Prize , board member of Toi Maori National Maori Arts Board ; she has also been active in organising events that profile Indigenous writers and writing.
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Once Were Pacific considers how Māori and other Pacific peoples frame their connection to the ocean, to New Zealand, and to each other through various. Once Were Pacific. Māori Connections to Oceania. •. Author: Alice Te Punga Somerville. Once Were Pacific. Explores the relationship between indigeneity.
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