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Aporosa, S. Apo; Fa'avae, David Taufui Mikato – Waikato Journal of Education, 2021
Pacific practice is grounded in "vanua" and "fonua," Fijian and Tongan terms encapsulating notions of land, culture and people. "Fono at the Fale" and "Veiqaraqaravi Vakavanua" are expressions of "vanua" and "fonua" cultural practice and are facilitated by, and through, the use of kava.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Pacific Islanders, Cultural Influences, Indigenous Populations
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Hemi, Keakaokawai Varner; Bulisala, Sianiti Nakabea; Aporosa, S. Apo; Fa'avae, David Taufui Mikato – Waikato Journal of Education, 2021
The appointment of the University of Waikato's first Assistant Vice-Chancellor Pacific in February 2019 was an important milestone, not only recognising years of work and dedication by numerous Pacific and Maori staff, but triggering a new strategic direction for 'Pacific at Waikato'. This paper explains that journey, one that is underpinned by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Influences
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Hemi, Keakaokawai Varner; Aporosa, S. Apo – Waikato Journal of Education, 2021
A scan of academic databases shows research publications covering every topic from impending death in the "Journal of Near-death Studies" to keeping potatoes safe in the "Journal of Potato Storage." The most popular languages for publications are in English, followed by French, German, Spanish and Chinese. While Chinese is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Research Reports, Writing for Publication
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Henry, Todd M.; Aporosa, S. Apo – Waikato Journal of Education, 2021
COVID-19 has had a major impact on collectivist cultures and their means of social interaction and maintaining contact with those in their wider community. This has particularly been the case for Pacific peoples living in diaspora, with COVID-19 preventing travel home and social distancing and forced lockdowns restricting the ability to gather.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Knowledge