some students will continue their studies locally. Languages : English, Maori. A powerful critique of two decades of educational reform in New Zealand, from an educator who was deeply involved. Constitution: New Zealand has no single constitutional document. By concentrating on a larger region, students will have an opportunity to broaden indigenous studies beyond the Lower 48 states and explore common processes of Native decolonization in different settler societies.
School...a New Culture
We will take as our basic premise in this program that those wishing to know about the history of a particular Native group should study it with a purpose to be in solidarity with these people today. In order to examine the central role of indigenous peoples in the regions cultural and environmental survival, we will use the lenses of geography, history, and literature. Students will be expected to integrate extensive readings, lecture notes, films, interviews, and other sources in writing assignments. New Zealand Curriculum and the National Standards. The indigenous people of the islands that form New Zealand, the Polynesian Maori, arrived there some 800 years ago and called it "Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud". Similarly, there have been two ecumenical bodies, for the Pakeha and the Maori. Indigenous Auckland, evergreen Meets Hobbiton, maraes and Coast of Gisborne / Tairawhiti. Ko ia kahore nei i rapu, te kitea (He who does not seek will not find). We will stress the complexities and intricacies of colonization and decolonization by concentrating on the First Nations of western Washington and British Columbia. Population :.7 million (beginning 2017 gNI per capita PPP : 24 805 (year ethnic groups: European 75, Maori 15, other Polynesian.5.