Maori Performing Arts: Autonomy and Quality
Maori society and culture continue to endure the impacts of colonisation. Maori performing arts is a medium for the revitalisation, development and retention of both Maori language and culture. The purpose of this presentation is to draw upon many of the issues that impinge upon Maori asserting their autonomy over their art.
Keywords: New Zealand History, Contemporary New Zealand, Maori Performing Arts, Autonomy
Lecturer, Maori Studies Department