Related Links Black Grace is New Zealand's leading contemporary dance company. This link will open in a new window. Jacob's Pillow. The home of America's longest running dance festival. The Pillow represents dance from all over the world in all forms, styles and traditions. an educational portal on all things Aboriginal, Maori and Native American. This section is on indigenous dance traditions. This link will open in a new window. articles/dance a portal for Australian dance with links to Aboriginal and Islander dance groups. This link will open in a new window. Bangarra Dance Theatre, an Australian Aboriginal dance company. This link will open in a new window. Tjibaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia art centerís site for the performing and visual arts. This link will open in a new window.

Related Publications

Macpherson, Cluny, Paul Spoonley and Melani Anae, eds. Tangata o te moana nui: the evolving identities of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Palmerston North: Dunmore, 2001.

Mallon, Sean, and Pandora Fulimalo Pereira, eds. Pacific art Niu Sila: the Pacific dimension of New Zealand contemporary arts. Wellington: Te Papa Press, 2002.

Related Films

Holo Mai Pele, (Pele Travels) a performance documentary by Catherine Tatge. It tells the epic of the Hawaiian goddess Pele and her sister Hi’iaka . Featuring the Halau o Kekuhi. Originally broadcast on Great Performances 2001

American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaii a documentary by Lisette Flanary and Evann Siebens. No grass skirts, no coconut bras. The hula is much more than a dance. For many Hawaiians on and off the islands, it is a way of life. 2003

Dances of Life a documentary by Catherine Tatge and Shane Seggar. Filmed in Samoa, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Guam. For nearly 50,000 years, dances and songs have been an expression of Pacific Islanders origins, their journeys, their struggles – their very existence. These are their dance stories. 2005

Na Kamalei: The Men of Hula a documentary by Lisette Flanary. Follows an all-male hula school in Hawaii revealing a story of Hawaiian pride through the exploration of male roles in the hula tradition, past and present. 2007

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