Sharon Toi: Honoring Maori Traditions and Governance

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Sharon Toi is Ngāpuhi Māori and a 2014 recipient of a Fulbright Visiting Scholar-Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Graduate Award that funded her residency at the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program housed within the University of Arizona’s College of Law.  Sharon shares her extensive knowledge about the forms of governace in Māori society that continue through traditions and the roles of women.  Her expertise offers an intimate understanding about the modern context for how indigenous governance operates within the New Zeland government. 

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Native Nations Institute. "Sharon Toi: Honoring Maori Traditions and Governance."  Leading Native Nations, Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, June 01, 2015

For a complete transcript, please email us: nni@email.arizona.edu

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