Indigenous People, Virtual Communities and Online Social Networks

Oceania: Social Media, Cyber-Indigeneity and Cancel Culture

@emeleugavule Definitions of community within Oceanic Indigenous societies traditionally are dictated by hierarchies built upon kinship and assigned tribal roles that have served for thousands of years. Communication protocols within Oceanic Indigenous cultures are deeply founded in understanding and enforcing these roles. Lori Kendall (2011, p 311) defines the intention of community as evoking "empathy, affection, support, interdependence, consensus, shared values and proximity." The inception Read more [...]