MAOR420

Matauranga Maori: Changing Knowledge in Indigenous Societies

30 points

Not offered 2020

For further information see Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous Studies

Description

This course covers topical issues in Maori and Indigenous societies. This includes the impacts, re-configurations and adaptations in Maori belief systems that occurred in the context of colonisation as well as the modern re-emergence of indigenous paradigms in Education, Health and Science. Comparisons are made with other Indigenous knowledges in order to study future directions for advancing and using Maori and Indigenous knowledges in changing societies.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School.