Contemporary popular Waiata provide a place of Belonging

Maree Sheehan
2017 MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship  
This paper considers the use of contemporary popular waiata in promulgating a Mäori worldview by expressing cultural identity and belonging. Waiata are a traditional medium, a practice through which Mäori knowledge, histories, culture and language continue to be passed down from one generation to another (
doi:10.20507/maijournal.2017.6.2.13 fatcat:wcmidecmn5hddak7unx3zumfa4