Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

INDV401 Indigenous Identities

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a selection of on-campus papers will be made available via distance and online learning for eligible students.
Find out which papers are available and how to apply on our COVID-19 website

Examination of the theoretical aspects of indigeneity, linking to practical application of global indigenous identities. An understanding of what it means to have an indigenous identity will be achieved through researching different societies.

Paper title Indigenous Identities
Paper code INDV401
Subject Indigenous Development/He Kura Matanui
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,174.57
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

36 300-level MAOR, PACI, INDV points
May not be credited with MAOR 410 taken in 2020 and 2021.

36 300-level INDV, MAOR or PACI points


Dr Erica Newman

Teaching staff

Dr Erica Newman

Teaching Arrangements

This paper will be taught on campus and available for any distance postgraduate students.


Readings will be available through eReserve

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  • Critically relate indigeneity to theory and knowledge.
  • Critically analyse differences and similarities of indigenous identities across different cultures.
  • Demonstrate understanding of indigeneity through written and oral.

^ Top of page


Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system

Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Friday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41