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dc.contributor.authorHudson, Maui
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Mere
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Linda Tuhiwai
dc.contributor.authorHemi, Murray
dc.contributor.authorTiakiwai, Sarah-Jane
dc.identifier.citationHudson, M., Roberts, M., Smith, L.T., Hemi, M. & Tiakiwai, S. (2010). Dialogue as a method for evolving Mātauranga Māori: Perspectives on the use of embryos in research. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 6(1), 54-65.en_NZ
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the epistemological divide between mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) and science, and considers which cultural concepts have relevance when considering the use of embryos in research. We argue that empowerment is a necessary precursor for a dialogue process to be effective and to maintain the cultural dignity and confidence of the participants. Negotiating spaces to share ideas, concepts and values between different knowledge systems is an important exercise that creates opportunities for innovative thinking. The identification of cultural cues and indigenous reference points for considering how knowledge relating to embryo research might be located within a traditional knowledge schema is a necessary type of activity to ensure mātauranga Māori maintains its usefulness for Māori in a changing society while retaining its indigenous spirit and cultural tradition.en_NZ
dc.publisherNgā Pae o te Māramatangaen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.titleDialogue as a method for evolving Mātauranga Māori: Perspectives on the use of embryos in researchen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.relation.isPartOfAlternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoplesen_NZ

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