Deep Pacific Podcast
Deep Dives into Pacific Issues
October 25, 2020

S1E8 - What do Pacific Islanders think about family?

Two Pacific Islander women—Tēatuahere a diasporic Tahitian and Symone a Chamoru from Guam, speak on family

[EP#8] What do Pacific Islanders think about family?

The ladies take the lead on this episode. Two Pasifika women speak on family, followed by a clip reel of past contributors speaking on family from other episodes. Kalani finishes off the episode by summarizing a peer-reviewed article on settler colonialism in the US Pacific.

You will hear from:

  • Symone, a Chamoru artist ginen Guåhan

  • Tēatuahere, a diasporic Tahitian poet living in Hawai’i


  1. Aaron John Spitzer (2019) ‘A wolf in sheep’s clothing’: settler voting rights and the elimination of the Indigenous demos in US Pacific territories, Postcolonial Studies, 22:2, 131-149, DOI: 10.1080/13688790.2019.1591569 To link to this article:

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