TITLE

Of Kuia and Kaumatua

AUTHOR(S)
Chalmers, F. Graeme
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Studies in Art Education;Summer2006, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p291
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on the importance of the teachings of the senior citizens in art education. In Aotearoa New Zealand, Kuia is recognized as a female, and Kaumatua is recognized as a male. Kuia and Kaumatua are tribal elders in a Mäori community who direct the community into the future. The art education includes certain public monuments and markers which help one to recall, celebrate, or mourn past events. It outlines an activity which explores the multi-generational differences and similarities related to childhood experiences and education.
ACCESSION #
21712621

 

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