Jean-Marie Tjibaou: Kanaky
A translation of the collected essays and interviews of the charismatic Kanak leader Jean-Marie Tjibaou (1936-1989) of New Caledonia. Through his intellectual legacy covering ethnology, development, Kanak culture and spirituality, as well as political analysis, the reader is given an unparalled insight into the social and political dynamic of New Caledonia and the Kanak people.
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PART ONE Raising our Heads 19741976
Why a Melanesian Festival?
Mélanésia 2000 A Political Cultural Event
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