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31 May 2021  |  Thoiba Saeedh

Through the “native” lens: Configuring “islandness” in the Maldives Islands

The Maldives is famous for its pristine beaches, as a destination for tourists, for travelers from around the world who seek to...

30 Apr 2021  |  Katrina Talei Igglesden

Urban Indigeneity: Exploring youth culture in Fiji’s diasporas

Growing up as a member of a diasporic Fijian community in Vancouver, Canada, was not something I consciously thought about until I...

31 Mar 2021  |  Diego Muñoz

Un Moai kavakava de mirada blanca

Cuando supe que un Moai kavakava era expuesto en el Museum Fünf Kontinente de Múnich, fui a rendirle visita. Desde que comencé a...

26 Feb 2021  |  Cristián Moreno Pakarati

Rapanui people in historical photographs: The quest for complete identification

Over the last decade, I have been fascinated by old photographs from Rapa Nui (aka “Easter Island”) as historical documents. Not only...

29 Jan 2021  |  Ida Yoshinaga

Making “niu” narratives: Oceania’s Indigenous mediamakers and the global coconut archive

As long as I can remember, I have helped narrators craft stories. It is a kind of magic: to embolden their machinery of narrative...

20 Dec 2020  |  Gabriele Herzog-Schröder

Dando vida a las fotografías Yanomami

Para muchos pueblos amazónicos, los medios visuales como la fotografía se han convertido en los últimos años en un recurso clave....