Fiji's Treasured Culture
Fijian artefacts, and their traditional uses, provide glimpses of ancient Pacific cultures and Fiji’s fascinating past.
The Pacific Collections at Museums VictoriaA brief introduction and aspirations for the future
A pathway for First Nations identity and meaning in the GLAM sector
In April this year the Honourable Princess Salote Maumautaimi Tuku’aho of Tonga visited Melbourne Museum's First Peoples and Te Pasifika exhibitions.
Interview with Auntie Veronica Barnett
Museums Victoria staff member Auntie Veronica shares her story with archivist Nik Mcgrath.
What are your origins?
Where have Victorians come from?
Why did they come?
Stool, Papua New Guinea
A stool made from a single piece of wood with a standing figure forming the back.
Maori Feather cloak
Kahuhuruhuru is the name for this type of cloak made of fine fibres made from flax or whitau.
Carving, United States of America, North American South West
The name of the Katsina represented by this tihu is Angak'china (Long Haired Kachina).
Haida totem pole, Canada
This twelve metre totem pole from British Columbia, Canada, has four major iconic carvings that represent the major totems that traditionally travel through the maternal line in Haida society.
Journeys to Australia
Immigration is a vital feature of Australia's history and national identity. Celebrate the journeys that changed Australia forever.