[lg policy] Re: lgpolicy-list Digest, Vol 27, Issue 29
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> 1. Re: Katerina Mataira (Davyth Hicks)
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> Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:55:37 +0200
> From: Davyth Hicks <davyth.hicks at eurolang.net>
> Subject: Re: [lg policy] Katerina Mataira
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> Dear Professor Spolsky,
> Would it be possible to republish this statement on Eurolang, credited
> to you?
> Best regards,
> Davyth Hicks
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> On 21/07/2011 19:12, Bernard Spolsky wrote:
>> Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira, awarded the Linguapax award in 2009 and
>> made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her
>> service to the Maori language only a few weeks before her death last
>> week, was without doubt one of the major contributors to the
>> regeneration of the Maori language in New Zealand, having been
>> actively involved for more than thirty years.
>> Author, artist and academic Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira (a member of
>> the Ngäti Porou tribe) was the recipient of the prestigious 2001 Te
>> Tohu Tiketike a Te Waka Toi/Te Waka Toi Exemplary Award.
>> Katerina played a crucial role in the renaissance of te reo Mäori
>> Maori language) through the development of Te Ataarangi (an
>> organization established in the 1970s and responsible for the
>> of the language to thousands of adults) and through her writing.
>> Among her many achievements Katerina was described as the founder of
>> Kura Kaupapa Maori, having co-authored Te Aho Matua – the philoso
>> and charter for the Mäori philosophy schools which are known for t
>> immersion programs in the language.
>> She was also the author of many books in Maori.
>> Born in 1932, in 1996, Dame Katerina's lifetime contribution to te
>> Mäori was recognised by Waikato University when she was awarded an
>> Honorary Doctorate. Up to her death, she remained active in working
>> for the revival of the Maori language.
>> I was privileged to attend the 2009 annual meeting of Te Ataarangi,
>> and was greatly impressed by her spiritual leadership of what has
>> remained, since its founding, a grassroots movement for language
>> revitalization. Her role was unique, and deserving of recognition as
>> one of those working for the preservation of endangered languages.
>> Bernard Spolsky bspolsky at gmail.com <mailto:bspolsky at gmail.com>
>> Professor emeritus, Bar-Ilan University
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