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Wallis and Futuna

The World Factbook: Background: :: The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842, and took official control of them between 1886 and 1888. Notably, Wallis and Futuna was the only French colony to side with the Vichy regime during World War II, a phase that ended in May of 1942 with the arrival of 2,000 American troops. In 1959, the inhabitants of the islands voted to become a French...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Wallis and Futuna, officially the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands[5] (French: Wallis et Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna, Fakauvea and Fakafutuna: Uvea mo Futuna), is a French island collectivity in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Rotuma of Fiji to the west, the main part of Fiji to the southwest, Tonga to the southeast, Samoa to the east, the New Zealand-associated state of Tokelau to the northeast and to a more distant north the Phoenix Islands (Kir...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Frederic ANGLEVIEL
Professor, liberal historian and consultancy at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Keywords: Christianisation, Colonialism, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, French Overseas Territories, Politics, Polynesian Chiefdoms

Niko BESNIER
Professor, Anthropology at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Keywords: Gender, Sexuality, Globalization, Body Theory, Food and Nutrition, Sport, Morality, Christianity, Conflict, Economic Anthropology

Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change

Claire COLOMBEL
Lecturer, Kanak & Pasifika department at IFMNC - CNEP, New Caledonia

Keywords: Bilingualism And Schooling, Education, Linguistic Description, Literacy, Social Studies of Knowledge, Semantics-Pragmatics

Anne-Marie D'HAUTESERRE
Senior Lecturer, Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Post-Colonialism, Tourism

Françoise DOUAIRE-MARSAUDON
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Keywords: Body Theory, Justice, Kinship, Indigenous Politics, Christianity, Mission History, Regional History, Gender

Jeremy ELLERO
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Department of Economics and Law at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Keywords: Regional Integration, Regionalism, Regional Organisations, Sub-regionalism, French Overseas Territories

Yannick ESSERTEL
Contractual researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Keywords: Christianisation, Conceptual Model, Colonialism, Missiology, Indigenous Christianities

Pierre-Yves LE MEUR
Senior Research Fellow, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Keywords: Political Anthropology, Mining, Conflict, Environment, Applied Anthropology, Natural Resources, Place-making, Sovereignty

Guillaume LE PORT
Independent researcher, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, French Polynesia

Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology, Fisheries, French Overseas Territories, Marine Biodiversity, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System, Tourism, Coastal Erosion

Allison LOTTI
Independent researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie. at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Keywords: Customary Law, Identity, Colonial Politic, Overseas Territories

Anaïs MAURER
PhD Student, Department of French and Romance Philology & Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, United States

Keywords: Colonial Politic, Postcolonial Literatures, Nuclear Issues, Nationalism, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Literatures, Decolonisation, Ecology, Ethnicity, Feminism

Sarah MOHAMED-GAILLARD
Senior Lecturer, Département Asie du Sud-est, Haute-Asie, Pacifique at INALCO, France

Keywords: History, Politics, Regional History, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships

Claire MOYSE-FAURIE
Professor, LLSH - Langues et Cultures Océaniennes at Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Keywords: Language Documentation, Linguistic Description, Typology

Nathalie MRGUDOVIC
Lecturer, School of Languages and Social sciences at Aston University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Self-Determination, Political Process, International Relationships, Post-Colonialism, Regional Integration, French Overseas Territories, Sub-regionalism

Jean Louis RALLU
Senior Research Fellow, INED at INED, France

Keywords: Age and Aging, Cultural Studies, Development, Migration, Youth, Population and Development

Scott ROBERTSON
PhD Student, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Colonial Politic, Citizenship, French Overseas Territories, Political Anthropology, Self-Determination, Settler Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Decolonisation

Elisabeth WORLICZEK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Global Change and Sustainability at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Disaster, Environment, Interdisciplinarity, Migration, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Hazards


Pictures


Not specified Tuvalu women performing at the 8th Festival of Pacific Arts, Nou... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Boy holding a tapa sash during the 8th Festival of Pacific Arts,... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Wallis and Futuna performers at the 6th Festival of Pacific Arts... [NatLib NZ]

Meryon, Charles, 1821-1868 Meryon, Charles 1821-1868 :Oceanie; ilots a Uvea (W... [NatLib NZ]

Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 [Wallis, Samuel] 1728-1795 :Wallis Is... [NatLib NZ]


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Maps


Imray, James F. (James Frederick), 1829?-1891 London : Published by James Imray ... [NLA]

Cook, James, 1728-1779 [London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell in the Str... [NLA]

Dudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649 [Florence, Italy : Francesco Onofri, 1646-47] Iso... [NLA]


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Books

Bell, Johann D.Secretariat of the Pacific Community.. 2011. Vulnerability of tropical Pacific fisher... [NatLib NZ]
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme.Japan International Cooperation Agency.. 2010. Pacific ... [NatLib NZ]
New Caledonia Renal Failure Network.Wallis and Futuna Islands. Statistics and Economic Surveys Dept.... [NatLib NZ]

Archives

[A representation of the attack of Captain Wallis in the Dolphin by the natives of Otaheite].. nd. 1 ... [Bishop]
[A representation of the surrender of the island of Otaheite to Captain Wallis by the supposed Queen ... [Bishop]
Hamilton.. nd. Captn. Wallis, on his arrival at O’Taheite, in conversation with Oberea the que ... [Bishop]

Video/Visual

nd. 2010. IVéme festival des arts du Pacifique Sud, 1985 [videorecording]. [London] ... [NatLib NZ]

Audio

nd. nd. ... [WorldCat]

Official Websites

  • Ministère des Outre-Mer (France) - Wallis...
  • Préfecture des îles Wallis et Futuna...
  • Agence Française de Développement à Wal...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum...
  • British Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • Agence de santé de Wallis et Futuna (Heat...
  • Direction de la recherche, des études, de...
  • Ministère des Affaires Sociales, de la Sa...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue

    Administrative Areas

    Alo (Kingdom)
    Singave (Kingdom)
    Uvea (Kingdom)

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