June 19, 2013
Reo tips in Smithsonian trip
Students and staff from AUT University’s national Māori language institute, Te Ipukarea, are heading for the United States to share their experience of Māori language revitalization.
They will hold a symposium in Washington DC as part of the Smithsonian Institute’s annual Folklife Festival, which this year has, the theme One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage.
The keynote address will be delivered Te Ipukarea Adjunct Professor, Dr Timoti Karetu, an internationally renowned expert in language revitalization.
AUT’s student performing arts group, Poutama, will perform items including traditional waiata, moteatea, haka and poi.
He hui nui ki Amerika
Kei te rere atu Ahorangi Timoti Karetu ki Amerika i tēnei wā.
Koia tētahi ō ngā kaikōrero matua ki te hui ka tū ki Washington DC i raro i te mana ō te kaupapa Folklife Festival ā te Smithsonian Institute.
Ko te kaupapa ō tēnei hui mō tēnei tau, ko One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage.
Ka kōrero ā Ahorangi Timoti Karetu, mō ngā kaupapa whakarauora i te reo Māori.
Kei tōnā taha te kapa haka Poutama ō te Wānanga Aronui ō Tāmaki Makaurau, ko tā rātou mahi, he whakaatu atu i te ahua ō ā tātou waiata, moteatea, haka mē te poi.
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