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Maori renaissance: The reclamation and evolution of Maori cultural identity through the arts

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2008-10-24
Title: Maori renaissance: The reclamation and evolution of Maori cultural identity through the arts.
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Name(s): Zaitz, Cynthia, creator
Comparative Studies Association
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Type of Resource: sound recording
Genre: Conference
Date Issued: 2008-10-24
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: audio/mp3
Extent: 27 min., 10 sec.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 165276 (digitool), FADT165276 (IID)
Note(s): The indigenous Maaori of New Zealand came close to extinction in the mid to late 1800s and their traditional artforms and the use of their language were all but prohibited; these events have propelled the Maaori to reclaim their cultural identity and sharpen that identity in relation with and contrast to the greater New Zealand society. Cynthia Zaitz is a PhD Candidate (ABD) in the Fine and Performing Arts track of the Comparative Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University scheduled to graduate in May 2008. She spent two months in New Zealand this summer interviewing artists, performers, educators, choreographers, and tribal elders to ascertain the cultural significance and stories central to Maaori artforms. This paper was presented at the Comparative Studies Association 2008 Conference: Interdisciplinarity and Environmental Sustainability.
Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people)
Ethnicity -- Oceania
Group identity -- Oceania
Maori language
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/165276
Host Institution: FAU

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Title: Maori renaissance: The reclamation and evolution of Maori cultural identity through the arts.
Name(s): Zaitz, Cynthia, creator
Comparative Studies Program
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Conference
Date Issued: 2008-10-24
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Digital Library
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Florida
Physical Form: mp3/pdf
Extent: 00:27:10 : 2 p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 165276 (digitool), FADT165276p (IID)
Note(s): The indigenous Maaori of New Zealand came close to extinction in the mid to late 1800s and their traditional artforms and the use of their language were all but prohibited; these events have propelled the Maaori to reclaim their cultural identity and sharpen that identity in relation with and contrast to the greater New Zealand society. Cynthia Zaitz is a PhD Candidate (ABD) in the Fine and Performing Arts track of the Comparative Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University scheduled to graduate in May 2008. She spent two months in New Zealand this summer interviewing artists, performers, educators, choreographers, and tribal elders to ascertain the cultural significance and stories central to Maaori artforms. This paper was presented at the Comparative Studies Association 2008 Conference: Interdisciplinarity and Environmental Sustainability.
Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people)
Ethnicity -- Oceania
Group identity -- Oceania
Maori language
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT165276p
Host Institution: FAU

In Collections