Visiting Scholar Public Presentation by Dr. Paul Whitinui Entitled The Search for Identity: Making Culture Count in Education
Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 7:00 P.M. in the Quance Theatre of the Education Building, at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Paul Whitinui will give the John Ranton McIntosh Visiting Scholar Public Presentation. Dr. Paul Whitinui is a Maori researcher based at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. His interests include social-cultural issues that affect Indigenous people; their health, education, and wellbeing. Currently his research projects include exploring how Maori males form their identities living in Australia, ways to protect Maori children's spirituality in state run schools, and how kapa haka, a form of cultural song and dance, improves Maori student participation levels in mainstream secondary schools.