Notes on DR mahina's writing


I was able to find an actual logical line of the creation story in Tongan culture. I can use this to plan out my work and not have to guess who came from who. So exciting!



The text is kind of wordy and hard to have a handle on, but from what I can tell: Tala-e-fonua is The Tongan gaze.

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Tongan creation story

Written and translated by Dr. Mahina. A lot of this information directly contradicts my current studio work, detangling Maori, Samoan and general pan-pacifika content is very hard to do. Luckily this

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