Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox

Florence “Johnny” Frisbie: Islander at Heart

Special | 25m 52s

Florence “Johnny” Frisbie’s sense of curiosity and adventure took her far beyond her Pacific island home in Pukapuka, in the Cook Islands. She traveled to Hawai‘i, Japan and eventually New Zealand, where she raised her family. She eventually followed her desire to return home to Pukapuka, an island now gravely threatened by climate change and the rapid loss of its ancient culture and language.

Aired: 06/05/17

Rating: NR

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