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Man smoking a pipe looking into camera

July 1, 2021

Sky Aelans Trailer

By Anne Quidez

Nia Tero is excited to announce the virtual premiere of Sky Aelans. The film will be available to watch online on August 9th at 12pm SBT (Solomon Islands Time) on International Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Tepoerau Mai

May 1, 2021

Announcing the First Two Sue Taei Ocean Fellows: Tepoerau Mai and Te Aomihia Walker

Tepoerau Mai and Te Aomihia Walker both bring the insights of Indigenous knowledge to some of the most pressing challenges for sustainable development in the Pacific region.

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A young girl speaks into a microphone of front of other children and a man in head dress and grass skirt

April 1, 2021

Indigenous Education Project in Micronesia

By Paul A. Hadik

On the island of Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), a pilot education program is returning culturally relevant learning back into classrooms, and reinstituting traditional elders as formal teachers.

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A women sits in a group with other people during a conference

February 1, 2021

Reconnecting Cook Islands Youth with Land, Sea, and Maori Values

By Rose Winters

In the heart of the South Pacific lies the Cook Islands – a nation of 15 small islands scattered across a vast ocean – where the people have lived closely with nature since their arrival thousands of years ago.

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A man and woman plan traditional drum instruments on stage

January 19, 2021

Storytelling Fellow - John Taukave

A celebration of Rotuman musician, cultural performing artist, and Nia Tero Storytelling Fellow John Taukave.

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Portrait of a young woman, Mia Kami, in a dress smiles with her hand clasped in front of her

January 14, 2021

Storytelling Fellow - Mia Kami

A celebration of Tongan singer and songwriter, Mia Kami. Mia shares about how music is a way to connect to culture, roots, and identity.

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