Su'esu'e manogi = in search of fragrance : Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi and the Samoan indigenous reference (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Su'esu'e manogi = in search of fragrance : Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi and the Samoan indigenous reference

Author: Tamasailau Sua'ali'i-Sauni; I'uogafa Tuagalu; Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai; Naomi Fuamatu
Publisher: Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand : Huia Publishers, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a celebration of His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi's intellectual and cultural legacy to Samoa, providing Tui Atua's writings and thoughts on Samoan indigenous knowledge. It was first compiled and published as a festschrift in commemoration of his seventiethbirthday. Tui Atua is Samoa'sHead of State and is currently the only holder of one of Samoa's four pāpā (aristocratic chiefly)  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Folklore
History
Named Person: Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese Efi; Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese Efi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamasailau Sua'ali'i-Sauni; I'uogafa Tuagalu; Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai; Naomi Fuamatu
ISBN: 9781775502968 1775502961
OCLC Number: 1057446674
Description: xix, 542 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Part A: Tui Atua and the Samoan indigenous reference. The riddle in Samoan history: the relevance of language, names, honorifics, genealogy, ritual and chant to historical analysis --
Tamafaigā: Shaman, king or maniac? The emergence of Manono --
Faasamoa speaks to my heart and my soul --
In search of meaning, nuance and metaphor --
More on meaning, nuance and metaphor --
In search of meaning, nuance and metaphor in social policy --
Resident, residence, residency in Samoan custom --
In search of harmony: peace in the Samoan indigenous religion --
Clutter in indigenous knowledge, research and history: a Samoan perspective --
A wedding, a party and Samoan funerals: Pacific leadership and cultural competence --
Navigating our future together --
O le faautaga i le faaluafesasi: insight into dilemmas: advancing Pasifika peoples in Aotearoa --
Le taulasea e, ia muaʼi fo ʼia lou maʼi: physician, heal thyself: planning for the next generation --
Samoan jurisprudence and the Samoan lands and Titles Court: the perspective of a litigant --
Bio-ethics and the Samoan indigenous reference --
In search of Tagaloa: Pulemeli, Samoan mythology and science --
Water and the Samoan indigenous reference --
Tupualegase: the eternal riddle --
Part B: Commentaries. Remembering Samoan history / Toeolesulusulu Damon I. Salesa --
Reconciling modern knowledge with ancient wisdom / Papalii Failautusi Avegalio --
In search of meaning, nuance and metaphor: a post-colonial shift of minds? / Anne-Marie Tupuola --
Standing at the threshold / Karen I. Lupe --
The borderlands: relocating Samoan identity / Uesifili Unasa --
Where you live, who you are / Aumua Clark Peteru --
The Samoan indigenous reference : intimations of a romantic sensibilité / Iʼuogafa Tuagalu --
Pacific leadership and cultural competence / Loretta T.E. Mamea --
Navigating our future together: a humble comment on the thoughts of a man of exceptional talent / Leʼapai Lau Asofou Soʼo --
The personal gaze, critical voice and self-reflexivity / Anne-Marie Tupuola --
Samoan jurisprudence / Etuale Lealofi --
Bio-ethics and the Samoan indigenous reference / Alexander Fala and Katie Fala --
An epic quest for the Samoan indigenous reference / Penehuro F. Lefale --
Between monsters and gods / Lealiifano Albert Fefiti.
Other Titles: In search of fragrance
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Tamasailau M. Suaalii-Sauni, I'uogafa Tuagalu, Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai and Naomi Fuamatu.

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This book is a celebration of His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi's intellectual and cultural legacy to Samoa, providing Tui Atua's writings and thoughts on Samoan indigenous knowledge.  Read more...

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