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Published by Oxford University Press in Wellington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stirling, Eruera, 1899-,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Biography.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEruera Stirling as told to Anne Salmond.
ContributionsSalmond, Anne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU422.82.S83 A33 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3087145M
ISBN 100195580699, 0195580702
LC Control Number82189106

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  Anne Salmond. Anne Salmond is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. One of New Zealand's most prominent anthropologists and historians, Professor Salmond is the author of Hui: A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings; Amiria: The Life Story of a Maori Woman; and Eruera: The Teachings of a Maori Elder (winner of a Wattie . Eruera Stirling was an elder of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe in Auckland. His autobiography, with commentary by award-winning writer Anne Salmond, arises from his determination to pass on his traditional tribal knowledge and to explain to a younger generation the deeper meanings of an ancestral way of : Eruera Stirling. The book is concerned to preserve the traditional knowledge Eruera Stirling had himself received from tribal elders. There is an outline tribal history, and an account of life in his youth. Concepts such as mana, matauranga and whakapapa are discussed, as well as recent important events in New Zealand race relations. The book won the Wattie Book Award in Get this from a library! Eruera: the teachings of a Māori elder. [Eruera Stirling; Anne Salmond] -- ""Eruera" arises from the determination of the late Eruera Stirling of Te Whanau-a-Apanui to pass on the traditional Maori knowledge entrusted to him in his childhood by Maori elders. Speaking to.

Eruera: the teachings of a Maori elder. [Eruera Stirling; Anne Salmond] THE BOOK OF THE ANCESTORS My great-grandpeople --pt. 2. 'He korero Moo te kawa Waahine', naa Eruera Stirling, Arnold Reddy, Matui Te Hau me eetahi atu, (naa Ata Pedersen i . Finally,Eruera Stirlings Eruera: Teachings of a Maori Elder, won first prize in the Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards in Salmond's major work Two Worlds: First Meetings Between Maori and Europeans was published in - Buy Eruera: Teachings of a Maori Elder book online at best prices in India on Read Eruera: Teachings of a Maori Elder book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Eruera Stirling, Eruera Sterling. Eruera Stirling was an elder of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe, who lived in Auckland. This outstanding autobiography arises from his determination to pass on the traditional knowledge entrusted to him in his childhood by tribal elders, and from his wish to explain to a younger generation the deeper meanings of an ancestral way of life.

  First published in and respectively, Dame Anne Salmond's Amiria: The Life Story of a Māori Woman and Eruera: The Teachings of a Māori Elder, both won the Watties Book of the Year Award.   Eruera Stirling was an elder of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe in Auckland. His autobiography, with commentary by award-winning writer Anne Salmond, arises from his determination to pass on his traditional tribal knowledge and to explain to a younger generation the deeper meanings of an ancestral way of life/5(11). About the Author. Anne Salmond is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. One of New Zealand's most prominent anthropologists and historians, Professor Salmond is the author of Hui- A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings; Amiria- The Life Story of a Maori Woman); and Eruera- The Teachings of a Maori Elder (winner of a Wattie Book Award Brand: Penguin Books (NZ). Eruera: Teachings of a Maori Elder – first prize in the Wattie Book of the Year Awards in ; Salmond's work then turned to cross-cultural encounters in New Zealand, resulting in two works: Two Worlds: First Meetings Between Maori and Europeans – () – winner of the National Book Award (Non-Fiction) in , and the Ernest Alma mater: University of Auckland, University .