Mia Kami: Harnessing the power of music to decolonise the mind

By Rowena Singh

“Performing is more than just me standing up and singing a song in front of people; it is a chance for me to share a vision and a mission,” says Tonga’s Mia Kami.

Kami’s original songs are full of meaning, delivered in her warm, effortless voice.

A student at the University of the South Pacific, an activist and a musician, Kami is passionate about indigenous knowledge, climate activism and decolonising the mind.

Kami, who currently calls Fiji home, says her zest and inspiration for music and activism, comes from her father, Taholo, himself a well-known climate, oceans and community activist.

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