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Mā te huruhuru te manu ka rere – The Formation of Māori Identity in Dunedin High Schools

Leoni, Gianna (2009) Mā te huruhuru te manu ka rere – The Formation of Māori Identity in Dunedin High Schools. Other thesis, University of Otago.

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Abstract

In the absence of culturally strong home bases and the opportunities to interact in a Māori environment in Dunedin, young Māori must look for other avenues where they can establish a sense of being Māori. Secondary schools are one area in which they can develop and construct their Māori identity. Through the experiences of five former Dunedin high school students this dissertation will investigate how secondary schools in Dunedin effect the development and formation of Māori identity.

Item Type:Thesis (Other)
Additional Information:A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours), in Māori Studies at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Maori, Maori identity, Maori education, Maori in Dunedin, Dunedin high schools, Gianna Leoni, Te Tumu, School of Maori Pacific and Indigenous Studies, University of Otago, mainstream schools in Dunedin
Publication Types:Other
Subjects:L Education > LA History of education
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
ID Code:85
Deposited By:Karyn Paringatai
Deposited On:12 May 2010

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