Te Aitanga a Hauiti: whale people in the modern whaling era

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dc.contributor.author Lythberg, Billie en
dc.contributor.author Ngata, W en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-08T00:54:14Z en
dc.date.issued 2019 en
dc.identifier.citation RCC Perspectives 15, 105-112 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 2190-5088 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50560 en
dc.description.abstract Billie Lythberg and Wayne Ngata explore what it means to be whale people in the modern whaling period by detailing the lengthy process of gifting a taonga (treasure) to an instantiation of the Māori figure Paikea housed at the American Museum of Natural History. In the early twentieth century, a tekoteko (gable figure) of Paikea was taken from Ūawa on the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand to the UK and then to the US. In order to reconnect with their ancestor, descendants of Paikea wished to visit Paikea the tekoteko and gift him with a rei puta pendant carved from a whale’s tooth, a process which took multiple years due to modern restrictions on the exchange of whale products. en
dc.publisher Rachel Carson Center en
dc.relation.ispartofseries RCC Perspectives en
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dc.rights.uri http://www.environmentandsociety.org/sites/default/files/downloads/150916_perspectives_authorguide_new.pdf en
dc.title Te Aitanga a Hauiti: whale people in the modern whaling era en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.5282/rcc/8969 en
pubs.issue 5 en
pubs.begin-page 105 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Rachel Carson Centre en
pubs.end-page 112 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 796252 en
pubs.org-id Business and Economics en
pubs.org-id Management & Intl Business en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-03-12 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019 en


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