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MAOR404 Toitū te Whenua - Land, Lore and Colonialism

An examination of Māori attitudes to whenua (land) through tikanga (customary lore), and the influence of colonialism in the Māori world using Land Court Minute Books.

Paper title Toitū te Whenua - Land, Lore and Colonialism
Paper code MAOR404
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2014, expected to be offered in 2016
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $985.36
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,952.79

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Prerequisite
(36 300-level ANTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR, MFCO or POLS points) or 30 LAWS points at 300-level or above
Restriction
MAOX 404
Notes
Also available as MAOX 404 through the Distance Learning Programme.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2014, expected to be offered in 2016

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus

View 2014 timetable information in the Web Timetable Viewer

An examination of Māori attitudes to whenua (land) through tikanga (customary lore), and the influence of colonialism in the Māori world using Land Court Minute Books.

Understanding Mori and their relationship to their whenua is the key to understanding Mori politics, economics and social circumstances. The course will explore the effects of colonialism on Mori and their whenua. This will help students gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic and social circumstances which have shaped Te Ao Mori in to the 21st century.

Paper title Toitū te Whenua - Land, Lore and Colonialism
Paper code MAOR404
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2015, expected to be offered in 2016
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 300-level ANTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR, MFCO or POLS points or 30 LAWS points at 300-level or above
Restriction
MAOX 404
Notes
Also available through the Distance Learning Programme.
Teaching staff
Dr Paerau Warbrick
More information link
For further information on Mori Studies
Paper Structure
Internal Assessment 100%
Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this course students will be able to:
  • Understand historical and contemporary and issues relating to Mori and their whenua
  • To analyse, identify and offer explanations pertaining to Mori customary lore relating to whenua from a variety of sources
  • Utilise and understand the possibilities for and limitations of working with House of Representative Reports and Native Land Court Minute Books
  • Understand Government and judicial systems relating to Mori and their whenua
  • Understand the difficulties experienced by Mori for the retention and utilisation of their whenua
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz or ph (03) 479 8674

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Timetable

Not offered in 2015, expected to be offered in 2016

Location
Dunedin
Learning management system
Blackboard

An examination of Māori attitudes to whenua (land) through tikanga (customary lore), and the influence of colonialism in the Māori world using Land Court Minute Books.

Understanding Mori and their relationship to their whenua is the key to understanding Mori politics, economics and social circumstances. The course will explore the effects of colonialism on Mori and their whenua. This will help students gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic and social circumstances which have shaped Te Ao Mori in to the 21st century.

Paper title Toitū te Whenua - Land, Lore and Colonialism
Paper code MAOR404
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2015, expected to be offered in 2016
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 300-level ANTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR, MFCO or POLS points or 30 LAWS points at 300-level or above
Restriction
MAOX 404
Notes
Also available through the Distance Learning Programme.
Teaching staff
Dr Paerau Warbrick
More information link
For further information on Mori Studies
Paper Structure
Internal Assessment 100%
Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this course students will be able to:
  • Understand historical and contemporary and issues relating to Mori and their whenua
  • To analyse, identify and offer explanations pertaining to Mori customary lore relating to whenua from a variety of sources
  • Utilise and understand the possibilities for and limitations of working with House of Representative Reports and Native Land Court Minute Books
  • Understand Government and judicial systems relating to Mori and their whenua
  • Understand the difficulties experienced by Mori for the retention and utilisation of their whenua
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz or ph (03) 479 8674

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Timetable

Not offered in 2015, expected to be offered in 2016

Location
Dunedin
Learning management system
Blackboard