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    Exploration of whakapapa (genealogically ordered knowledge), its physical manifestation, the marae (ritual centre of tribal communities across the Pacific), relevance to a post-Treaty-settlement, modern-day Aotearoa/New Zealand.

    This paper is taught in seminar style. Whakapapa (genealogically ordered knowledge) will be utilised as the underpinning epistemology. The paper is taught in English.

    About this paper

    Paper title Whakapapa and Marae
    Subject Indigenous Studies
    EFTS 0.1500
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    MAOR 202
    INDV 302, MAOR 302
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music

    03 479 8674

    Teaching staff

    Associate Professor Karyn Paringatai

    Paper Structure
    Internal assessment 100%

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of INDS 302 the student will:

    • Have a strong grounding in core indigenous cultural values, concepts, issues and practices primarily associated with genealogical accountability (whakapapa) from a Māori tribal community perspective (marae)
    • Have an understanding of contemporary cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of indigenous peoples (Māori) in a national context
    • Have the ability to identify, analyse and discuss the cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of Māori
    • Be able to apply what is learnt about the cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of Māori and other indigenous peoples through fieldwork or in appropriate cultural institutions, such as marae


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 29-35, 37-42


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
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