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Woman-On-The-Go : Moemoana Schwenke

Woman On-The-Go The Work Diary of a Fire-Knife Dancer, Student &  Choreographer,  making waves confronting Cultural stereotypes and preserving Pacific Performing heritage. Moemoana Safaatoa Schwenke is heralded as one of few female Siva Afi Performers in the world. The 19-year old Creative Performing Artist and Indigenous Cultural Preservation Advocate is fiercely proud of her cultural and historic roots, investing much of her time between Samoa, Australia and extensive travels to regional dance competitions and projects throughout the South Pacific. With a passion for teaching young and old Pacific Islanders about their culture and history through creative and performing arts, she instills her knowledge in seven Pacific cultural dance disciplines through teaching at her family-owned cultural center- Matavai Pacific Cultural Arts’ in...

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