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Pacific Diaspora: Island Peoples in the United States and Across the Pacific

by Paul Spickard Joanne L. Romdilla Debbie Hippolite Wright

The Samoas, Tonga, and Hawai'i receive the greatest focus in this collection of essays, but the overall range is quite broad. Native writers cover various topics, such as history, cultural mores, adapting to changes in language and cultures as they move, the ongoing questions and dynamics of personal identity as emigration from the homeland occurs, questions about the future of indigenous cultures, and more. Includes a detailed bilbliography.

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