Inside Us The Dead, By Albert Wendt

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Albert Wendt, a Samoan novelist and poet, composed an article titled “Towards a New Oceania” that explains finding our new Hawaiki where there is no discord from ‘outsiders’. Albert Wendt is known for to counteract literature about Oceania and its people drafted by foreigners. They have ‘plagued’ Oceania and its people when they ‘rescued’ us by colonizing the islands. Colonization had devastated our lifestyles and tradition that will continue to affect us, especially for the future generations to come. In the introduction, it prepared a poem entitled “Inside Us the Dead’ drafted by Albert Wendt. It explained that we will continue to rise from the waves. These waves could be considered as a representation of the first outsiders that came to
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