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By Ton Otto

It's impressive that during many Pacific international locations, 'national' narratives are subordinate to different basic ancient imaginings, similar to these touching on neighborhood political dynasties and conversion to Christianity. whereas leaders in Pacific states have often sought to valid new countries via neighborhood 'tradition' and 'custom', those buildings of identification often masks divisions coming up from gender, hierarchy, and different social relationships. those experiences from Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Samoa and the prepare dinner Islands upload a lot to our wisdom of historic imaginings and modern tradition within the Pacific, yet increase wider questions in regards to the present transformation of nationwide identities.

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