New Scientist, vol. 184, no. 2468, October 9, 2004, pp. 8[-?]
Signed agreement between Pacific island nation of Samoa and the University of California, will split equally revenues from potential prostratin-based drugs, extracted from the mamala tree bark. Samoan healers were the first to recognize the trees medicinal potential.
Article examines the way that contemporary Polynesian writers are reimagining the Polynesian migration in their works and how the rewriting of the migration narrative is a form of post-colonial resistance, and an active imagining of more equitable futures.
Explores the phenomenon of the fa'afafine, boys who are raised as girls, their traditional and contemporary roles in Samoan culture and how they relate to issues of culture, gender and the complexities of sexual identity.
Folktales and Fairy Tales: Translation, Colonialism, and Cinema
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Steven Edmund Winduo
Discusses how scholars use tradition to view culture, society and events.
Chapter four from Folktales and Fairy Tales: Translation, Colonialism, and Cinema a symposium held in Honolulu, September, 2010.