NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women

Matata-Sipu, Qiane


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SKU: 9780473584313 Categories: ,

Author: Matata-Sipu, Qiane
Publication date: 01/11/2021
Imprint: Small New Zealand Pub
Format: Hardback
Illustrator: Matata-Sipu, Qiane
ISBN: 9780473584313

NUKU is a powerful and important snapshot of Indigenous wahine today. Through wide-ranging voices this ambitious social documentary showcases diverse representations of leadership, systems change and success. Readers obtain authentic insight
into life as an Indigenous woman in a way like never before.
The 100 stories recorded here are of incredible wahine who seek to influence the world around them. Each offer significance to the story of mana wahine. From Oscar-nominated filmmakers and award-winning musicians, to scientists, entrepreneurs, tribal leaders, artists, environmental champions, knowledge holders,
mothers and more.
The youngest wahine is 14, the eldest is in her mid-70s, and their locations span both North and South Islands and across to Rekohu (Chatham Islands). The majority are wa¯hine Ma¯ori, with wahine Moriori, Pasifika, Melanesian, Wijadjuri, Himalayan and Mexican also included.


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