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Knowledge Is a Blessing on Your Mind: Selected Writings, 1980-2020

Author :  Anne Salmond

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Country
New Zealand
Publisher
Auckland University Press, New Zealand
ISBN 9781869409906
Format HardBound
Language English
Year of Publication 2023
Bib. Info 606p. ; 23cm Include Index
Product Weight 1300 gms.
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For fifty years, Dame Anne Salmond has navigated ‘te ao hurihuri’ – travelling to hui in her little blue VW Beetle with Eruera and Amiria Stirling in the 1970s, working for a university marae alongside Merimeri Penfold, Patu Hohepa and Wharetoroa Kerr in the 1980s, giving evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal on the meaning of Te Tiriti in the 2000s. From Hui to The Trial of the Cannibal Dog to today’s debates about the future of Aotearoa, Anne Salmond has explored who we are to each other. This book traces Anne Salmond’s journey as an anthropologist, as a writer and activist, as a Pakeha New Zealander, as a friend, wife and mother. The book brings together her key writing on the Maori world, cultural contact, Te Tiriti and the wider Pacific – much of it appearing in book form for the first time – and embeds these writings in her life and relationships, her travels and friends. This is the story of Aotearoa and the story of one woman’s pathway through our changing land.

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