Standing with Standing Rock

There has been a lot of publicity around the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Over recent weeks there was a groundswell of support from Māori for our Indigenous brothers and sisters of Standing Rock tribe. Haka with Standing Rock has over 47,000 members. Some travelled to Dakota to offer their physical support to the … Continue reading Standing with Standing Rock

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Hands off our haka!

It seems that other countries can't get enough of the haka. It's one thing to appreciate it when it's performed. It's a completely different thing to use it for the purpose of comedy when you KNOW you are being culturally offensive and go so far as admit that. It's clear the show's writers were well-aware … Continue reading Hands off our haka!