ʻATENISI INSTITUTE

An institute for critical education in the South Pacific

A ʻAtenisi picture

Procession (2008)

GRADUATION CEREMONY 20 November 2010

This graduation combined the students of 2009 and 2010. It was colourfull as usual, yet it was also special, being the first where founder ʻIlaisa Futa Helu was no longer present.

The graduands

Speeches by institute's president Sisiʻuno Helu, outgoing dean Michael Horowitz, faculty representative Marilyn Dudley Rowley, guest of honour ʻOpeti Taliai

A musical interlude

Speeches by ʻEva-ʻi-Vesai Fifita (left) and Soana Lātū (right), duxes of the associate and bachelor class, and students of the Tongan language class (centre).

Students performing the «Keteni tabua» lakalaka

Fundraising