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Consultation: National Maritime Museum, Pacific Encounters Gallery

KIA ORA - KIA ORANA - NI SA BULA – FAKAALOFA LAHI ATU - MALO E LELEI – HALO OLAKETA - LA ORANA - TALOFA LAVA - KAM NA MAURI – TALOFA – TALOHA NI – ALOHA MAI E

Ko Putahi tōku maunga - Ko Wairoro tōku awa - Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua tōku waka – Ko Ngapuhi tōku iwi - Ko Pacific tōku tangata - Ko Jo Walsh tōku ingoa.

My name is Jo Walsh and I am the Pacific Diaspora Consultation Facilitator for the National Maritime Museum and their Pacific Encounters gallery, which will open as part of the Endeavour Project in 2018.

Over the next 6 months I will be working with the Museum and Pacific Diaspora Community to encourage and influence the voice, diversity and uniqueness of the Pacific within the collections.

This consultation process is the second stage of an on-going commitment by the Museum to understand the rights and interests of the Pacific people, protocols and culture.

SUBJECTS UP FOR PARTICIPATION, DISCUSSION AND CONSULTATION

Early Pacific Navigation

Taonga, Iyau, Measina, Artefacts and Collections

Pacific Protocols

Missionaries

The Pacific Now

Captain Cook

The topic of MOANA by Disney

Pacific Art and Artists

If you identify as TAGATA PASIFIKA or TANGATA WHENUA and are interested in participating in consultations, or want to learn more about the collections, please contact Jo Walsh at dearjowalsh@gmail.com.

IMAGE: View of Part of the Island Ulieti (Raiatea) by William Hodges (1773)