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Podcasts

We put together a list of podcasts from all over the Pacific that you should listen to! Turtle Island (North America) Talanoa Podcast The Talanoa Podcast is a extension of the Talanoa Series a lecture forum created in 2012 to bring together the Pacific Island community to discuss the issues and experiences that shape our communities […]

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Creative Arts

GRAPHIC DESIGNER WANTED

We are looking for a graphic designer of Pacific descent (by ethnicity or nationality) to join us on our digital zine project! If you’re studying or emerging this is a great opportunity to work closely with Talanoa and get paid. Although someone based in Sydney, Australia would be preferable, we are open to collaborating long […]

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Creative Arts

Submissions Open: Talanoa’s first Digital Zine!

Talanoa is excited to announce that we are accepting submissions for our first digital zine We are looking for a wide range of works from artists from all walks of the Pacific diaspora to be part of this! What is a zine? According to Urban Dictionary, zine’s are “Some sort of publication, usually mass-produced by […]

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Blog

Introducing Emele Ugavule, Talanoa’s Creative Director

I’m thrilled to introduce you to Emele Ugavule, Talanoa’s Creative Director! Emele is taking over the management of Talanoa over the next 12 months as I pursue full time study, storytelling and communications in non-profit across Australia and the Pacific. My role in Talanoa as Founder will now be one of support and mentorship (as […]

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Climate Change, Culture, Our Home, Our People, Your Stories

Vei Lomani: Rupeni’s story

On 20 February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston, the most intense (category five) tropical cyclone in the Southern Hemisphere on record, struck the mainland of Fiji, killing 44 people and injuring countless others. Hundreds of people lost their homes, with others seriously damaged, including Rupeni Vatugata’s, 74, from the village of Namarai in the province of […]

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