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Monday, March 4 Welcome luncheon and lecture with visiting Māori Fulbright Speaker from Aotearoa New Zealand

Submitted by Elissa Washuta on February 27, 2013 - 5:03am

Tihei Mauriora! The Link between Māori Education and Constitutional Transformation in Aotearoa

Monday, March 4, 2013
Please join us for a welcome luncheon and lecture with
visiting Māori (Indigenous) Fulbright Speaker from Aotearoa New Zealand
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Miller Hall 212
University of Washington


12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Miller Hall 104
University of Washington


Free and open to all.
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Veronica Makere Hupane Tawhai, from the Ngati Porou, Ngati Uepohatu people in Aotearoa New Zealand, is a current Fulbright-Ngā Pae o Te Maramatanga exchange scholar based in Olympia, Washington. At home in Aotearoa she is a lecturer in Māori Development at Massey University, an Education Sub-Commissioner for UNESCO New Zealand, a member of the Māori national Independent Working Group on Constitutional Transformation, and a member of Te Ata Kura (Society for Conscientisation). She has co-edited two books, Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and Constitutional Change and Always Speaking: The Treaty of Waitangi and Public Policy. In Olympia she is being hosted by The Evergreen State College Longhouse Education and Cultural Centre where she is a current Resource Faculty member, and the Centre for World Indigenous Studies where she is an Associate Scholar.
This event is sponsored by the College of Education, the Department of American Ethnic Studies, the Department of American Indian Studies, the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, and the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity.