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Tokelau heroes

documentary heritage
  • Description

    "Tokelau heroes presents inspirational stories of achievers who have Tokelauan ancestry. [...] Readers will be inspired as they discover the challenges these people faced and overcame, to be successful in their chosen fields."--Back cover

  • Place
  • Other Id

    DU434.5.T65 RIL (Library of Congress Call Number)

    91399 (Cat ID)

    91209 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Tokelau heroes
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Reading Warrior
  • Place
  • Date
  • Production date notes
  • Physical Description

    108 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    2 items in this collection. View all items.

  • Edition/State/Version
    First edition
  • Subject Category
  • Content
    Foreword -- introduction -- origins: Lu -- Christianity: Faivalua -- composer: Ihaia Puka and dance: Selina Alefosio -- curator: Fuli Pereira-Evans -- Hina and Tilihauiave -- leadership: Foua Toloa -- Tautai: Peato Perez and Carver: Vasefenua Reupena -- education: Nua Mamoe and Vaelua Lopa -- lightning boy and Tyson Pedro -- sport: Sam Panapa and Iva Ropati -- history: Takua Aukuhitino and Taofia Pelesasa -- Lululemanu and Ropati Simona -- medicine: Dr Logologo Apinelu and Dr Douglas Iupati -- Moa's fight for love: a tale of heart and soul -- leadership: Kris Fa'afoi -- community: Huhana Lemisio and Lue Lepaio -- artist: Moses Viliamu -- education: Betty Ickes -- acting: Iaheto Ah Hi and Semu Filipo -- Clubfoot and Nautoa -- medicine: Kula Fiaola and Dr Mary Toloa -- leadership: Manuele Palehau Leone and Vaioleti Lui -- sport: Damien Pauna-Mama and dance: Tamia Filipo -- Hina and Tokalalaga -- law: Luther Toloa -- sport: Teata Perez and poet: Teresa Manea Pasilio -- music: Opetaia Foa'i and Olivia Foa'i -- Kalokalo-o-te-la -- scholar: Elesi Kelihiano Kalolo -- your turn -- sources, picture credits and notes -- bibliography -- fakafetai lahi lele = thank you -- about -- read more
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Tokelauans--Biography--Juvenile literature--New Zealand]

    Includes bibliographical references.

  • Subject Notes
    David Riley is a high school teacher based in South Auckland, New Zealand.
    Moses Viliamu is a Tokelauan artist based in Porirua.
  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
    General Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023
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