Knowledge Is a Blessing on Your Mind, Selected Wrings, 1980-2020


Author(s): Anne Salmond

New Zealand Non-fiction


For fifty years, Dame Anne Salmond has navigated 'te ao hurihuri' - travelling to hui in her little blue VW Beetle with Eruera and Amiria Stirling in the 1970s, working for a university marae alongside Merimeri Penfold, Patu Hohepa and Wharetoroa Kerr in the 1980s, giving evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal on the meaning of Te Tiriti in the 2000s. From Hui to The Trial of the Cannibal Dog to today's debates about the future of Aotearoa, Anne Salmond has explored who we are to each other.This book traces Anne Salmond's journey as an anthropologist, as a writer and activist, as a Pakeha New Zealander, as a friend, wife and mother. The book brings together her key writing on the Maori world, cultural contact, Te Tiriti and the wider Pacific - much of it appearing in book form for the first time - and embeds these writings in her life and relationships, her travels and friends.This is the story of Aotearoa and the story of one woman's pathway through our changing land.



General Information

  •  : 9781869409906
  •  : Auckland University Press
  •  : Auckland University Press
  •  : 0.1
  •  : November 2023
  •  : books

Other Specifications

  •  : Anne Salmond
  •  : Hardback
  •  : English
  •  : 608
SKU: 9781869409906