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Māori cultural standards in education – New Zealand

The place of Cultural Standards in Indigenous Education Huia Tomlins-Jahnke […] Why cultural standards? The development of cultural standards in indigenous education in North America and in  New Zealand has evolved largely as a response to nation-state education systems that, … Continue reading

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Video | Learning from one another: An international exchange programme “for a new future for the Ainu people” – Japan

In January 2012, a Maori leader, Te Ururoa Flavell visited Ainumosir (Hokkaido) and Tokyo and witnessed the work Ainu people are doing in their communities to revitalize their culture, language, and rights. He immediately suggested that Ainu youth come to … Continue reading

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“Speech communities deserve dignity and respect”: Linguist Prof. Ganesh Devy on ways to avoid “global phonocide” – UNESCO lecture

Indigenous languages by GANESH N. DEVY | Full text >>Excerpts from the modified version of the text of UNESCO lecture, October 2008 RECOGNIZED as ‘Aborigines’ in Australia, as ‘Mâori’ in New Zealand, as ‘First Nations’ in Canada, as ‘Indigenous’ in … Continue reading

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India’s support for UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations General Assembly: excerpts from the report on the 107th & 108th Meetings in 2007 Vote on Indigenous Rights DeclarationBy a vote of 143 in favour to 4 against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States), with 11 … Continue reading

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A poem by Maori writer Hone Tuwhare (1922-2008)

A Rainy Day with Hone Tuwhare Hotere: Out the Black Window. Ralph Hotere’s Work with New Zealand Poets. Auckland Art Gallery / Toi o Taamaki, 4 July – 9 September. I can hear youmaking small holesin the silencerain. Rain. It … Continue reading

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