Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 8, 2018 16:14:07 GMT 12
RESEARCHERS SECURE MARSDEN FUNDING FOR WHĀNAU ORA PROJECT
Dr Aroha Harris of the University of Auckland and Dr Melissa Williams, an independent researcher and University alumni, have won $622,000 in Marsden funding for their project that looks at Māori families and the struggle for whānau wellbeing across the twentieth century.
Drs Harris and Williams say, “National histories identify twentieth century Māori poverty, abuse, and tribal breakdown as the outcomes of colonisation.”
They also say, “Throughout the twentieth century Māori families experienced high levels of state intervention, disempowerment, and estrangement.”.....