Tongan Words of Wisdom

September 1-7 marked Tongan Language Week at the Alexander Turnbull Library in New Zealand, as library staff member,
Mereana Taungapeau,  blogged about some Tongan proverbs. These proverbs are a sharing of knowledge and wisdom passed down through the generations.

The proverbs are highlighted by wonderful historical images.

Please take some time and view this interesting and inspiring blog. It might just make your day.

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Island Culture Archival Support (ICAS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of records pertaining to the cultural identity of island peoples in Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia whose national and public archives, libraries, cultural centers, and business organizations are underprivileged, underfunded, and understaffed. The specific purpose for which this nonprofit corporation was formed is to support the needs of these South Pacific cultural heritage institutions by helping to preserve and make accessible records created for business, accountability or cultural purposes. The organization will endeavor to add value by providing resources or volunteers to advise, train, and work among island residents to support their efforts in building their future and preserving their collective memory through the use of modern archival techniques.
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