In our November webinar, Edmond Fehoko, Pasifika Partnerships Consultant at Manukau Institute of Technology, discusses how the use of cultural practices (e.g. faikava) can be used to capture intergenerational experiences to support families and communities and to inform policy.
Edmond has contributed important research towards Tongan cultural identity and social issues in Aotearoa. The cultural practice of faikava includes aspects of socialising, sharing and talking, social bonding and fostering camaraderie and Edmond used the faikava as the vehicle for his data collection during this research.
Watch our webinar to learn more about Pasifika culture and how using cultural practices such as the faikava can help to ensure a community-led focus for service and policy design.