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Shane Edwards

Doctor of Philosophy, (Public Health)
Study Completed: 2010
College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Thesis Title
Titiro whakamuri kia marama ai te wao nei: Whakapapa epistemologies and Maniapoto maori cultural identities

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This work examines the importance of cultural identities and indigenous epistemologies and their relationships to space and place.  The work argues that cultural identities and indigenous epistemologies are contextually relevant and are supportive of indigenous well being.

Professor Timothy McCreanor
Professor Karen Witten