Ms Victoria Andrews

Ms Victoria Andrews,  Heritage, conservation and art professional.  She was Assistant Director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico USA prior to moving to New Zealand in 1995.  She has maintained her museum associations while working on the preservation of Maori and European cultural heritage.  She has traveled extensively through the […]

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Dr. Jane Freeman Moulin

Dr. Jane Freeman Moulin is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Hawai‘i. She is the author of over 50 articles and books on the performative arts of French Polynesia, including The Dance of Tahiti, Music in the Southern Marquesas Islands, and Music in Pacific Island Cultures: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. As the Primary Researcher […]

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Dr. Al Wardi Sémir

Docteur en science politique Directeur du département de droit, économie et gestion Maître de conférences en science politique à l’Université de la Polynésie française – Membre du laboratoire Gouvernance et Développement Insulaire, GDI (EA 4240). – Membre du comité du Pacific Island Political Science Association (PIPSA), Auckland, NZ. – Membre du Réseau Asie-Imasie du CNRS […]

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Dr. Carol Ivory

Carol Ivory is an art historian (PhD, University of Washington); she retired from Washington State University in 2014, where she served as Professor of Fine Arts, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts, and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Ivory’s research focuses on the art, history, and culture of the […]

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Dr. Kathleen C. Riley

Kathleen (Kate) C. Riley received her doctorate in cultural and linguistic anthropology from the CUNY Graduate Center and presently teaches at Rutgers University. She has conducted fieldwork in the Marquesas, Vermont, France, Montreal, and NYC. Her research has focused on the relationship between language ideologies and language socialization, language shift, and culturally constructed social identities […]

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Dr. Emily Donaldson

Dr. Donaldson (Ph.D. Anthropology, McGill University; M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago; B.A. Anthropology, Harvard University) first visited the Marquesas Islands as a college student studying archaeology in 2001. She returned to conduct her own anthropological research the following year, and by the end of that summer she was an adopted (tafai) member of a […]

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