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Why should Māori support a free and independent West Papua?

On 01 December Māori and Pacific women claimed busy intersections on Auckland’s Queen Street to stand shoulder to shoulder in a circle and raise our fists. In this stance we encircled the Morning Star flag as our brown sisterhood salute … Continue reading

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Māori women say traditional values are the key to combatting violence – media release

Media release 24 November 2013  Te Wharepora Hou Māori women’s group calls on Māori across the country to commit to removing family violence by returning to traditional values and practices.  “The violence experienced in our home and whānau is a direct outcome … Continue reading

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Global Day of Action on Indigenous Rights #Oct7Proclaim – Marama Davidson

A message (1:35secs) from Aotearoa to support Idle No More and a day of global action on indigenous rights. #Oct7Proclaim #IdleNoMore

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NZ Herald is shite: Marama Davidson responds to the Bob Jones article

“I am a rape victim waiting to happen according to Bob Jones.” You can read the full blog here.

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Māori women’s voices in politics – protecting our environment and our people

“Today I am a Māori woman carving out a space to reflect on our unique relationship with Papatūānuku and our roles as kaitiaki and defenders of our lands, seas and people. This discussion throws a light on how the voices … Continue reading

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Marama Davidson on State spying laws – Auckland Town Hall public meeting to Stop the GCSB

Marama Davidson gives an overview of colonial abuse of State spying and surveillance and was one of 12 speakers in a Coalition to Stop the GCSB Bill. Her speech starts at 53 minutes here. The Coalition to Stop the GCSB … Continue reading

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Maori control over Maori frameworks – Why I advocate strongly for Kaupapa Maori

Was asked recently why I advocate so strongly for Kaupapa Maori and for Maori control over Maori frameworks. The question has also been asked recently by a Pakeha academic around who gets to determine the boundaries for kaupapa Maori? It’s … Continue reading

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