The Contemporary Pacific, vol. 22, no. 2: Flying Fox Excursions

Albert Wendt’s Creative and Critical Legacy in Oceania

Guest edited by Teresia K Teaiwa and Selina Tusitala Marsh

The Contemporary Pacific 22.2 cover imageThe Pacific Islands, iv

About the Artist: Michel Tuffery, ix

Albert Wendt’s Critical and Creative Legacy in Oceania: An Introduction
Teresia Teaiwa and Selina Tusitala Marsh, 233

Sega 1
Dan Taulapapa McMullin, 249

He Mele Aloha
Brandy Nālani McDougall, 250

E-mailing Albert
Selina Tusitala Marsh, 252

Not E-mailing Albert: A Legacy of Collection, Connection, Community
Alice Te Punga Somerville, 253

Monica A Ka‘imipono Kaiwi, 271

Song of the Banyan Tree
Sia Figiel, 273

Marisa Maepu, 277

Inside Us the Dead (The NZ-born Version)
Karlo Mila, 281

Vārua Tupu
Robert Sullivan, 283

He Aloha no Nā Kalo
ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui, 285

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui, 286

After ‘Aoga
Lily Laita, 288

Letter to the Editor [a work in progress]
Cresantia Frances Koya, 289

Where it is all AT
Tracey Tawhiao, 291

Gifted Flows: Making Space for a Brand New Beat
April K Henderson, 293

Monsieur Cochon
Dan Taulapapa McMullin, 316

I dream of Nahnep and the blue-eyed sailor
Emelihter Kihleng, 320

Keith L Camacho, 321

Te Awaroa (The Valley of the Long River)
Serie Barford, 328

Cowboys in the House of Polynesia
Damon Salesa, 330

In the Shade of the Banyan Tree
Susan Y Najita, 349

Against Tradition
Sean Mallon, 362

A Search for the New Oceania
Graeme Whimp, 382

The New Oceania: A Selected Bibliography
Graeme Whimp, 389

Pouliuli 8
Doug Poole, 394

Sione Tapili
Ant Sang, 396

political reviews

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2009
Nic Maclellan, 400

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2009
David Chappell, Jon Fraenkel, Solomon Kantha, Gordon Leua Nanau, Howard Van Trease, Muridan S Widjojo, 416

book and media reviews

Hailans to Ailans: Contemporary Art of Papua New Guinea [exhibition]
Reviewed by Jewel Castro, 480

American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition, by Heather A Diamond
Reviewed by Alexis Celeste Bunten, 483

Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific: Reading History and Trauma in Contemporary Fiction, by Susan Y Najita
Reviewed by Alice Te Punga Somerville, 486

Tapa Talk, by Serie Barford
A Well Written Body, by Karlo Mila, with paintings by Delicia Sampero
Reviewed by Robert Sullivan, 488

Hā: Breath of Life [performance at the Polynesian Cultural Center]
Reviewed by Chai Blair-Stahn, 492

Cheap Meat: Flap Food Nations in the Pacific Islands, by Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
Reviewed by Larry M Lake, 495

Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization, by Glenn Petersen
Reviewed by Lin Poyer, 496