Our ideal history taught in schools would be a full account of the ongoing colonialism in Aotearoa and clear understandings of why and how things happened centring indigenous truths. JJ Carberry has stated that a decolonised curriculum would mean that hapū would have direct influence on the information that is taught about the local region. Bringing in colonial history of Aotearoa can help young people connect the Aotearoa context to global colonialism in a deep and meaningful way.
This is an excerpt of a talk by Dr. Moana Jackson at a public event organised by Asians Supporting Tino … More
The dominant systems of education, awareness raising and making information/knowledge available and accessible alone is not enough to mobilise. As Kassie said, it’s not just about having the right ideas, relationships are central to our organising.
Out of all the violence and damage that colonisation and racism has done to non-white peoples, one of the most … More
As an uprising against anti-Blackness and anti-Black police murders is happening in the US, diasporic Asian communities have been mobilised … More
Fine muka, wovenby grandmothers’ gnarled hands.Written in a thousand dialectsin a voice we all understand.Punctuated by tūī trills,reverberating whale song.Adorned … More
By Kassie Hartendorp It is not enough to have the right ideas. Don’t get me wrong. An idea can be … More
A lot of white people don’t seem to understand what masks are for and why people wear them. This is … More
By Aku (july 13th:) on mice not men colonization never ends : MY BODY HAS BEEN … More
By Rex Letoa-Paget walk down the only / part of newtown / that hasn’t been gentrified / yet / boarded … More