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[New post] Pala Molisa: we need to rebuild the links between the peoples of the Pacific

WordPress.com dailyvanuatu posted: " Pala Molisa was born in Vanuatu, but did most of his schooling in New Zealand. He's now a lecturer at Victoria University’s Business School, with a PhD in accounting. Not your usual, yawn-inducing kind of accounting, but the kind that gets him called an" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Pala Molisa: we need to rebuild the links between the peoples of the Pacific by dailyvanuatu Ni-Vanuatu scholar Pala Molisa, PhD. Photo: Victoria University Pala Molisa was born in Vanuatu, but did most of his schooling in New Zealand. He's now a lecturer at Victoria University’s Business School, with a PhD in accounting. Not your usual, yawn-inducing kind of accounting, but the kind that gets him called an “activist accountant”. Here he talks to Dale Husband of e-tangata about why Māori and other Pasifika people need to reconnect “the threads of whakapapa [geneaology, ancestry] that colonisation has broken” — and unite to tackle the big social and ecological challenges of our time. [Ed: translations of Māori words used follow in brackets; the Māori words themselves link to a Māori dictionary] Read more of this post dailyvanuatu | April 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm | Tags: ancestors, Aotearoa, culture, decolonisation, further education, Grace Mera Molisa, History, indigenous culture, kastom, Māori, New Zealand, Pacific region, Pala Molisa, Pasifika, Sela Molisa, Vanuatu, West Papua | Categories: Interview, Long Read | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-13Y Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/242vPbz Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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