Pacific methodologies


Making philosophical sense of Indigenous Pacific research

As knowledge systems of indigenous peoples receive greater global, regional, national and local attention, so too does the call for recognition of these systems. Chapter in Baba, T., Mahina, O., Williams, N. & Nabobo-Baba, U. (eds), Researching the Pacific and Indigenous Peoples , ( Auckland...

An analytical perspective on Moana research and the case of Tongan faiva

This thesis adopts an analytical approach to Moana research from a “Pacific Studies” perspective, focusing as it does on Moana languages and Moana indigenous knowledge. From this perspective it analyses and discusses the imposition of Western paradigms in Moana research and in Moana language, both...