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Anawaite Matadradra is a PhD History candidate and a Teaching Assistant with the School of Social Science. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in History & Politics and a Master of Arts in Development Studies (USP). Her current research thesis is "A Comparative Study of a Minority Community: The Case of Melanesian Communities in Fiji and Samoa (1980-2000). It is an extension of her ongoing interest in conducting historical research on the marginalized, disadvantaged and minorities in society. She hopes to document the interesting phenomenon of the labour trade migration and cultural adaption by utilizing case studies from Melanesian communities in Fiji and Samoa.