a c t i v i s m ~ re: a beautiful response

Dayyymmmmnnn … if you can handle the white dudes ‘A’ typical bullshit… the response, which is a beautiful, absolutely beautiful thing … is awesome! Brother says it like it is .. without all the intellectualised bullshit that usually goes with trying to ‘justify’ a position that whitey puts them in!

This is going in my *favourites* ;)

ref: https://www.facebook.com/durtey/

leaning here

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leaning here ~ k p m ©

one little screw

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one little screw ~ k p m ©

one little jar

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one little jar ~ k p m ©

straight up there

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straight up there ~ k p m ©

whoop, there it is

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whoop, there it is ~ k p m ©

glossing it

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glossing it ~ k p m ©

Stolen Land and Healing Historic Trauma

re: colonisation ~ aotearoa

Te Wharepora Hou

This is a Guest Blog by Awhina Cameron Chief Executive of Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki based on her Opening Korero at the Spring Taranaki Community Circle, 7th September 2016,  New Plymouth District Council Chambers, New Plymouth.

“E kore e pōuri tonu,
Waitara e mamae nei i te wā i mua a rā
e tū te hunga rīriki
me tōna raukura hei tohu ki te ao, hei!”

When I sat down to write my korero today, I was struck by the glaringly obvious parallels between what I do, the work we do at Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki on an organisation level, and what is currently going-on on a community and collective level between hapu, iwi and the various governing bodies of this land.

Every day we at Tu Tama are engaged in the therapeutic process of addressing abuse, neglect, dysfunction, chaos and crisis that stems from violence and the…

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out there

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out there ~ k p m ©

saw dust settling

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saw dust settling ~ k p m ©