Ki te Whaiao : An Introduction to Maori Culture & Society
- Author: Ka'ai, T.M. et al
- ISBN: 9780582545724
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Ki Te Whaiao : An Introduction to M?ori Culture and Society, is intended for students of M?ori studies at tertiary institutions. It is also aimed at several other audiences those M?ori who want to know more about their own world, P?keh? living in this country, and people from overseas who want to learn about the history of the Indigenous people of Aotearoa/New Zealand. The book describes traditional and contemporary M?ori society and its interaction with P?keh? society since first contact. It gives expression to the voices and words of M?ori scholars and those informed by their world-view. Emphasis has been placed on the clarification of M?ori cultural concepts throughout, in order to give readers a deeper understanding of the M?ori world and to excite their interest in the key themes developed throughout the text.