Category: Oceania

Songs from Samoa

MITIANA ARBON AND SIONE MONU These poems were selected from a suite of poems Mitiana Arbon wrote after a trip to Samoa in early 2012. […]

A blackbirded past, a healing future

BIANCA HENNESSY discovers Australia’s dark history of ‘blackbirding’, the recruitment of South Sea Islander workers by questionable means.  Emelda Davis’ email signature ends with a […]

A Letter From Samoa

NIKKI MARINER, ANU academic, writes to us from Talofa, Samoa.   Talofa! Greetings from Samoa aka The Pearl of the Pacific. The crisp Canberra autumn I’ve […]