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Transformer: More Than Meets the I/Eye

  • Fetaui Iosefo
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Part of the Creativity, Education and the Arts book series (CEA)

Abstract

Autoethnographic methodologies allow the author/authors to use the heart as a means to listen, learn and love. This Pasifika Girl sways in the liminal and collectively constructs in the third space and Va’ (Samoan for spaces in-between). Historical trauma often is a barrier in moving forward; autoethnography validates this historical trauma. This chapter considers the autoethnographic writing of the ex-incarcerated and her own experience of emancipation as Pasifika girl as a means of exploring the complexities of generational oppression and the possibilities of finding freedom through writing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fetaui Iosefo
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  1. 1.Auckland UniversityAucklandNew Zealand

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