Browsing by Supervisor "Pihama, Leonie"

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  • A Mana Wahine inquiry into indigenous governance

    Toi, Sharon Marjorie (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This thesis investigates the question “How can indigenous women reinvigorate their role in tribal governance structures when many such structures continue to reinforce gendered colonial constructs within which women are ...
  • huka can haka: Taonga performing tino rangatiratanga

    Nopera, Tāwhanga Mary-Legs (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    huka can haka is an ongoing body of creative works used to frame the ideas expressed in this thesis. Spoken, ‘huka’ sounds like ‘hooker’, he is a performance persona developed to help heal from the bitter-sweet reality of ...
  • Ngā kura a Hineteiwaiwa: The embodiment of Mana Wahine in Māori fibre Arts

    Campbell, Donna (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Imagine you are on a continuum of past present and future, in the present while connected to the past and creating for the future. Kairaranga are constantly in this experience through engaging with the materiality of the ...
  • Ngā niho tēte o Pekehāua: An indigenous articulation of governance

    Mahuika, Rangimarie (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This thesis originally set out to examine the structures and models available within New Zealand for a post-settlement tribal governance framework that would meet the Office of Treaty Settlements requirements while empowering ...
  • Te ahi tawhito, te ahi tipua, te ahi nā Mahuika: Re-igniting native women’s ceremony

    Murphy, Ngahuia Aroha Grace (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This research examines the multiple ways in which Māori, and Hawai’ian and Native American women, are re-activating feminine ceremonial forms and recovering sacred relationships with customary feminine deities. Attention ...