Lezli closes out this theme with Tina Ngata, a Ngati Porou author and researcher from the East Coast of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Her work involves advocacy for environmental, Indigenous and human rights. They explore who the god Tiki is, and why he is so sacred to the Māori, WWII, R&R culture, and Elvis movies.
Relevant and Recommended Reads:
10 Things to Know about New Zealand Māori Culture Before Studying Abroad
Exhibition aims to dispel negative stereotypes of Māori women
Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)