Northwestern Events Calendar

Nov
28
2022

NAIHM: Artifacts of Indigenous Joy with Tarapuhi and MahMah

When: Monday, November 28, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Multicultural Student Affairs   (847) 467-6200

Group: Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Join us Monday, November 28th, at 5.30PM CST, for a virtual conversation and making session with Māori anthropologists Tarapuhi Vaeau and MahMah Tetini! This program will focus on honoring Indigenous joy through the creation of an artifact in the form of a decorated picture frame. Participants will be encouraged to have an item ready to frame and share their creation. While customizing the frames, Tarapuhi and MahMah will share reflections and anecdotes related to the topic of Indigenous joy and frivolous acts of pleasure. All materials will be provided by MSA. 
 
About our conversation leaders: 
 
Tarapuhi Vaeau’s research focuses on the ways that neoliberal constructions of health (re)traumatize Māori and that through mātauranga Māori, Māori can resist neoliberal processes. Tarapuhi will be joining us from Whangārei, Aotearoa (New Zealand), she is currently a PhD Student at Victoria University of Wellington. 
 
MahMah Tetini is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Canterbury. Her research centers the amplification of Indigenous and Pasifika voices within climate change spaces. MahMah will be joining us from Ōtautahi, Aotearoa (Christchurch, New Zealand), you can follow their Instagram @pori.mahmah 

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