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TheCoconet - Tama Uli

Oscar Kightley is in Samoa to explore his Solomon Island Ancestry. He discovers how these ‘Tama Uli’ or ‘Black People’ as they’re also known, came to Samoa over 100 years ago. He also learns about the legacy they left behind and the difficulties they still face today.

This is a great mini-documentary talking about the history of Solomon Islanders indentured labourers in Samoa and the land-grabbing happening at Sogi Village currently by the Samoan Government. 

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Japanese destroyer Kikuzuki in Tokyo Bay off the coast of Japan, on 1 September 2016. He died 4 may 1942.

American amphibious LVT-1 remaining forever in the jungle of the Solomon Islands, on 7 September 2016

The wreckage of a Japanese fighter A6M, Palau, 29 Aug 2016.

Japanese light tank Ha-Go. Northern Mariana Islands, 28 August, 2016.

M3 Stuart, shot down by Japanese 37mm anti-tank gun. Arundel island, Solomon Islands.

Japanese light tank Ha-Go. Northern Mariana Islands, 28 August, 2016.

Floating tank LVT(A)-1, which is lined on Peleliu. 2012.

The skeleton of the Japanese tank Ha-Go on the island of GUAM.

M4 Sherman destroyed in 1944 during the battle for Peleliu

melanesia - just a mix i made that makes me think of home

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01. must be love by dezine 02. west papua by george telek & ngaiire 03. secret lover by hop rod 04. rorogwela 05. time is now by akay47 & naka blood 06. kiri oh by channel x crew 07. me found love by jokema 08. comfortable by akay47 09. sai by moqai 10. morobe feeling by jokema