Veronica Tawhai - “Aotearoa is Not for Sale: The Politics of Indigenous Environmental Law Recognition in Aotearoa New Zealand ”
March 6 at 12:00 p.m. in Dean Hall 103.
Veronica Makere Hupane Tawhai, from the Ngati Porou, Ngati Uepohatu people in Aotearoa New Zealand, is a current Fulbright-Ngā Pae o Te Maramatanga exchange scholar based in Olympia, Washington. At home in Aotearoa she is a lecturer in Māori Development at Massey University, an Education Sub-Commissioner for UNESCO New Zealand, a member of the Māori national Independent Working Group on Constitutional Transformation, and a member of Te Ata Kura (Society for Conscientisation). She has co-edited two books, Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and Constitutional Change and Always Speaking: The Treaty of Waitangi and Public Policy. In Olympia she is being hosted by The Evergreen State College Longhouse Education and Cultural Centre where she is a current Resource Faculty member, and the Centre for World Indigenous Studies where she is an Associate Scholar.
Museum exhibits usually have an eye-catching item or two, but when you walk into Central WashingtonArtifacts Of Identity: Ellensburg Exhibit Examines Migration Through Mementos
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For about $300, a 9-year-old girl named Ashley was sold as a slave. Her mother, Rose, remained a "ho