ONLINE Waka Oranga Seminar: Kaupapa Māori Study of Sibling Relationships
November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm$40 – $100
Poutama seminars provide learning steps that embrace Māori knowledge, promote Māori Health and create linkages to the growing diversity of interventions utilised within social/mental health communities in Aotearoa. These marae-based seminars provide excellent professional development opportunities for a wide range of professionals.
Kaupapa Māori Study of Sibling Relationships: A Pūrākau Approach
This presentation will discuss a Māori worldview approach utilizing the traditional pūrākau about Tangaroa atua of the Moana and his atua siblings. This mātauranga reveals ancient themes which are relevant and applicable to understanding the dynamics of siblings and whānau through a contemporary lens. Integration of this knowledge will broaden and enlighten therapeutic practice for practitioners working with mokopuna and whānau Māori.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW TAKING PLACE ONLINE.
Zoom meeting room will open at 12.45pm. The meeting link will be sent on 11 November, if payment has been made.
Ko Hotere te Maunga, Ko Oraka nui te Awa
Ko Tainui, me Brig Active na waka
Ko Raukawa ki te kaokaoroao Pātetere me London te iwi
Ko Ahuru me Middlesex na hapū
Te tikanga o Taawhiao te tupuna whare
Ko Amopiu me Hansen na rangatira, ko Michelle Amopiu tōku ingoa.
Originally trained in social work, Michelle has worked with mokopuna and their whānau for over 10 years. Graduating from AUT Master of Psychotherapy (child and adolescent) in 2020, Michelle completed her dissertation titled A kaupapa Māori enquiry in to sibling relationships: a Pūrākau approach.
The Waka Oranga AGM will be held the day after the Poutama on Sunday 14 November.