Moana in a scene from the film. The makers of the movie say they have taken great pains to ensure that it respects Polynesian culture.

Reception for Moana, Disney’s animated Polynesian adventure, shows the value of resisting stereotypes

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Moana in a scene from the film. The makers of the movie say they have taken great pains to ensure that it respects Polynesian culture.
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