Hello, Vancouver Canada

Aunty Alice Eluistin with her woven star and Elvis. : ) Photo: Tavina Yettica-Paulson. Our visit to Canada coincides with the end of their summer break so there’s lots of activity, festivals and people out and about. We begin in Vancouver, then travel to Winnipeg and Toronto. Before we head back to Australia, Tavina and I are heading down to Bloomington, Indiana USA for a separate visit, but to be part of another Star Weave Community at the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. Vancouver was cold and fresh for us, but having lived in Melbourne for many years, we didn’t mind. Vancouver, just like all the cities we have been to, is beautiful. There were some special highlights, like the impress

Pasifika Medical Association 20th Anniversary, Auckland New Zealand. 24 - 26 August & a Star Wea

Pasifika Medical Association. Pathway to Leadership is Service. Auckland 2016. Last Thursday 25 August, I was invited to speak in Auckland, at the 20th Anniversary of the Pasifika Medical Association about the One Million Stars to End Violence project. I didn’t know what to expect. All I knew was that there was going to be a gathering of Pasifika people working in the Medical and Health industry in New Zealand and across the South Pacific. I didn’t even really take into account that it would be a celebration, a party of sorts, to celebrate 2 decades of work, growth and community development in the New Zealand and South Pacific region. As the date drew near to repack and reorientate for anoth

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

The One Million Stars to End Violence project continues and is an ongoing international weaving movement created in 2012 by Pasifika weaving artist and entrepreneur, Maryann Talia Pau.

We understand this project has had a powerful impact for some people. For emotional and physical support, please speak with someone you trust or seek professional advice. You are important!

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