Monthly Archives: June 2018

Island Time Updates

I’d like to this time to quickly share with you a few updates. There was a lot going on over the past few months. First, I’d like to congratulate my colleagues at the National Archives of Solomon Islands and the … Continue reading

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Pacific Indigenous Data Use

A couple of interesting articles were published by Radio New Zealand regarding indigenous data use throughout the Pacific Islands. First, a data sovereignty expert has warned Pacific people to be mindful of how companies could use indigenous data to profit. Keoni … Continue reading

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International Archives Day 2018

It’s that time year again to celebrate International Archives Day (IAD)- June 9, 2018. Here’s the official announcement from the International Council on Archives (ICA) President, David Fricker: As you noticed, the theme of this year’s event is “Archives: Governance, Memory … Continue reading

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Polynesian Navigators Want to Create a Better Environment

Radio New Zealand ran an interesting article about a meeting of Polynesian navigators to discuss the environment. For the first time about twenty-five traditional Polynesian voyaging leaders gathered to examine how they can work towards creating a better environmental balance. … Continue reading

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The Basket of Souls- Tokelau

Tokelau is an island territory of New Zealand, consisting of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean and lies about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand. The three coral atolls are Fakaofo , Nukunonu, and Atafu and arranged in a southeast-to-northwest line. Each atoll consists of numerous islets. The … Continue reading

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