Browsing by Subject "fa'asamoa"

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  • Fia Ola: Grief recovery following a tsunami disaster in Samoa

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Hodgetts, Darrin (Cambridge Journals, 2016)
    Natural disasters provide humanity with a setting in which to examine core dimensions of life. How people respond to and make sense of their experiences due to the ruptures of trauma and devastation remains vital in grief ...
  • Ua tafea le tau'ofe: Samoan cultural rituals through death and bereavement experiences

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Given that dialogue relating to death and grief for many Samoans remains in the realm of tapu (sacred) or sā (protected), few attempts have been made by researchers of Samoan heritage to understand whether the cultural ...
  • Uputaua approach: researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (Health Research Council New Zealand, 2013)
    The increasing needs of the Pasifika population in New Zealand, continues to provide researchers and health professionals with the challenge of developing culturally sensitive approaches, which can assess their health and ...
  • Uputaua: A therapeutic approach to researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (The Australian Psychological Society, 2012)
    The predicted future growth of the Pasifika population in New Zealand renders attention to the ongoing development of culturally sensitive approaches to health research, particularly those that are therapeutically anchored. ...