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(2007)Recorded/Rendered Creative WorkAn overview of an anthropology undergraduate fieldwork course taught since 1997 in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the UNSW by Grant McCall. The course involves homestays in Pacific Island villages for 3-4 weeks during which time students experience daily life of the families with whom they live. As well, they carry out fieldwork class exercises, complete a fieldwork diary and submit a final essay.
(2006)Recorded/Rendered Creative WorkKen Sigrah speaks directly to prospective students in the 2006 UNSW Anthropology Fieldwork course about how to behave when they visit his island. He offers advice on common phrases, polite behaviour, and expected confusions that the students might encounter during their stay. The video features also footage of Rabi Island itself and the activities of the people who live there. The people of Rabi Island come from the central pacific island of Banaba and were relocated from their original home to this island in the Fiji archipelago in 1946.
(2000)Recorded/Rendered Creative WorkResulting from interviews at the (PHA) Pacific History Association Conference in Honiara, Solomon Islands in 1998. This is a series of interviews with prominent Pacific historians about why people should study history. These Pacific historians from the islands and the rim, urge people to know their own history. Niu History is the last in the publication series of the (TTPF) Teaching The Pacific Forum, a project that ran at UNSW from 1994-2000 as part of the activities of the UNSW Centre for South Pacific Studies.
(2007)Recorded/Rendered Creative Work'Eua Island, part of the Tongan archipelago, was the site of the 2007 anthropology fieldwork class of the School of Social Sciences and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of UNSW. The Reverend Sione Haukinima instructs intending UNSW undergraduates how they should behave during their three week homestay on his island. He is assisted by a few of his parishioners who will be hosts to this student group, who are learning through class exercises how to do anthropological fieldwork on a Pacific Island.
(2008)Recorded/Rendered Creative Work'Eua Island has a resident population of around 2000 people. The people of 'Eua to satisfy their religious needs have constructed 37 churches of various international and local denominations. This short video shows all 37 churches using as its soundtrack, a devotional hymn sung by the choir of the principle Methodist church of 'Eua, conducted by Mrs 'Ofahulu Matapa. This film was made during the 2007 anthropology fieldwork class conducted on 'Eua Island as a program of the SOCA (Sociology and Anthropology) teaching group of the School of Social Science and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.
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