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Ngā Tari Māori ki te Ao: Māori Studies in the World

Reilly, Michael (2008) Ngā Tari Māori ki te Ao: Māori Studies in the World. In: Te Kāhui Kura Māori (Schools of Māori Studies Assembly), Wellington.

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Abstract

Tēnā koutou katoa. Tangi kē. I wish to thank the organisers for allowing me to speak here today. I should point out that I am substituting for my colleague, Dr Brendan Hokowhitu, who was not able to attend. Obviously I cannot speak for him; rather, my intention is to draw upon my own experiences and observations, both as a former student of Māori Studies here at Victoria University, and since 1991 as a staff member in what is now called the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at Otago University. I argue that these seemingly discrete fields of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies have always shared a similar set of principles and practices, premised upon a shared understanding of the world. I would argue that Indigenous Studies, as a global description, serves to highlight what is common to all. My remarks may prove useful in a discussion about the intersections between these domains, within local, national and global contexts.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Paper presented at Te Kāhui Kura Māori (Schools of Māori Studies Assembly) held at Te Kawa a Māui, School of Māori Studies at Victoria University of Wellington.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Maori Studies, Māori Studies, Te Tumu, Pacific Islands Studies, Indigenous Studies, Te Kahui Kura Maori, Te Kawa-a-Maui, Michael Reilly, Dr Michael Reilly, Professor Michael Reilly, Victoria University
Publication Types:Conference or Workshop Item
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
ID Code:64
Deposited By:Karyn Paringatai
Deposited On:04 March 2009

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