By the Pacific, for the Pacific
The Fisherman and the Scientist
Poem by Dr Cresantia (Frances) Koya Vaka’uta
Her poem explains issues and inequalities on the production of knowledge about climate change in this poem.
Photo: Women fishing at the mouth of their village river, Natewa Village, Fiji. Credit: Graham Wragg.
Our Islands On The Sea
Poem by Debby H. Schütz
Poet and activist Debby H. Schütz tells the story of climate change and nuclear testing from her perspective living in the Marshall Islands. She speaks out for her people and islands alongside other Marshallese artists in the Voices Rising film, music and poetry project.
Photo: Areal view of Majuro atoll, Marshall Islands. Credit: Chloe-Ane Wragg.
The Transnational Struggle of Nuclear Colonialism in the “Sea of Islands”
Conversation with Talei Luscia Mangioni
PhD candidate and Pacific Studies teacher Talei Luscia Mangioni tells about challenging colonial ideologies and systems that are imposed on the Pacific and its people in this conversation.
Photo: Island of Rarotonga in the distance, Cook Islands. Credit: Chloe-Ane Wragg
To Hell with Drowning
Essay by Julian Aguon
Julian Aguon, indigenous human rights lawyer from Guåhan, shares about survivance, hope, and the importance of stories in the midst of ecological crisis in this essay.
Photo: Coconut trees submerged by the seas. Credit: USP
Podcast providing decolonization and indigenous themed focus to event and news from the Marianas, Micronesia and the Pacific. Including discussions with master Micronesian seafarers about maintaining traditional Micronesian seafaring.
Photo: Rabi children dressed in i-Kiribati traditional attire. Credit: Chloe-Ane Wragg
One Ocean, One People
Song by Paulini Bautani
Composed and performed by Paulini, a local Fijian artisit. The song is a call to the people of Oceania to rise up, hold hands and protect the ocean in the face of exploitation and climate change.
Photo: Woman standing and peering out to sea, Cook Islands. Credit: Chloe-Ane Wragg
We rely on a constellation of knowledges, memories, and practices as we try to study, address, and outlive the climate crisis.