Monthly Archives: September 2017

Polynesians Celebrated Annually in the U.S.

I just recently learned from the Cook Islands News that the U.S. Congress has designated the month of May as “Asian-Pacific Islander” month in the United States and a profusion of festivals venerating Polynesian culture can be experienced wherever there is … Continue reading

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New Book- Mr. Moonlight of the South Seas

I would just like to take this opportunity to bring to your attention an adventurous and informative new book with a Polynesian backdrop titled Mr. Moonlight of the South Seas: The Extraordinary Life of Robert Dean Frisbie. The book is written by … Continue reading

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Links Polynesia

Radio New Zealand posted an article about Paul Tapsell, a Māori, Pacific and indigenous studies professor at Otago University, who stated that the newest world heritage site in the Pacific links all of Polynesia. UNESCO accepted the bid for Taputapuatea marae at Opoa … Continue reading

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PARBICA 17

It is with heavy-heart that I must report that the Pacific Regional Branch International Council on Archives (PARBICA) 17 has officially come to a close today. What’s PARBICA 17? It was the seventeenth conference that ran from 4 to 7 September … Continue reading

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