We all arrived by waka - Paikea
Raglan - arrived by manu - Whaingaroa
1930's ships came to Aotearoa
Whakapapa - what is my connection to NZ?
Don't call stories myths and legends - call them korero uku iho - because they are stories that have truth in them.
What am I doing to acknowledge everybody's whakapapa? Whakapaka celebration day??
Whakarongo mai - listen to me
Whakarongo atu - I am listening
MAC - Maori Achievement Collaborative
At the Gate ...
If I stand at the school gate and look in...
Where do I see myself?
Where do I hear myself?
Where do I feel myself?
Do they know me? Ko wai au?
IS this my place? Do I belong here?
Where do I come from?
What is special about my..my story..
Is this a place to feel safe?
Can I stand here?
Particularly pertinent for Maori tamariki/whanau, but also important for all. What can we do about this??
Teacher Only Day slides from Anaru