newsletters, papers & other articles
a collection & some links
mainly about Maori issues

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newsletters & newspapers

te hokioi & te pihoihoi mokemoke, two newsletters from the 1860s

te putatara, a newsletter for the kumara vine (from 1988) at

te panui a wai-wharariki by Bruce Biggs

niupepa Maori - Maori newspaper collection

some speeches
by Ross N Himona

Speech at UNESCO WSIS Thematic Meeting
Multilingualism for Cultural Diversity and Participation of All in Cyberspace
Bamako, Mali: 6-7 May 2005

Speech at United Nations World Summit on the Information Society Asia Pacific Pre-Conference
Tokyo, Japan: 7th May 2003

“The Recolonisation of Indigenous Oceania”
Speech at First Global Congress on Community Networking
Barcelona, Spain: 2nd – 4th November 2000

Speech to communty development conference
Wellington, New Zealand: 15th March 1999

Speech at launch of CommunityNet Aotearoa website
Wellington, New Zealand: 1st September 1998

 other papers and articles
by Ross N Himona

Submission to Ngati Kahungunu constitutional review -  November 1998

Article on celebration of Treaty of Waitangi - 1999

A posting to the NZ Maori Tino-Rangatiratanga email discussion list - 25 June 2000
Liberation of the Mind

Building Communities – May 2000

Article published in Mana Magazine
Who Owns the Fish?

Article published in “The Republican”, 1993.
Maori Politics.

Article published in “The Republican”, December 1992
Beyond the Treaty

Article published in “The Republican”, September 1992
Surrendering the Treaty.

and other writings

Indigenous Peoples' Seattle Declaration - declaration by the indigenous caucus at the Third Ministerial Meeting of the WTO Nov 30-Dec 3, 1999

Neo-imperialism and the (mis)appropriation of indigenousness by Makere Harawira

"Nga Mahi a Nga Tupuna" by Sir George Grey - double vowel version of Tama-A-Rangi edited by Bruce Biggs

The Evolution of Contemporary Maori Protest - a paper by Te Ahu

"Self-Determination in the Information Age - a paper by Scott Crawford & Kekula Bray-Crawford.

Tino Rangatiratanga Action Alert - a document circulated by Leonie Pihama, January 1999 - what really happened at Hopuhopu

"Pakeha, its origin and meaning", an article by Jodi Ranford

Te Tatau Pounamu o Mataatua Noho Whenua - News from Ohiwa January 1999


Research Methodologies - a book

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai, "Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples", Zed Books (London & New York) and University of Otago Press (Dunedin, NZ), 1999.

Research from an indigenous viewpoint, and an indigenous view of Western research. This book is a must for anyone contemplating research of indigenous people and their issues.