Māori Health Research Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)

Ms Samantha Jackson
University of Otago
Ko Māhuhu te waka: Māhuhu is the ancestral canoe
10 weeks

Lay summary

I am interested in (1) examining waka kōrero to see whether there is archival evidence or pūrākau relating to the medicinal properties of cargo on board the ancestral waka and the relevance of this knowledge today, and (2) to investigate the potential of medical screens for Haunui voyagers.

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