Thursday, 29 November 2012

The Law of Discovery and the Maori Experience with Dr Jacinta Ruru


Dr. Jacinta Ruru (Faculty of Law, Otago University) gave a public lecture on "The Constitutional Indigenous Jurisprudence in Aotearoa New Zealand" at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Law's Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series on Monday, October 22, 2012.


We discuss Dr. Ruru research in the areas of Indigenous peoples' legal rights to own, manage and govern land and water, her work into the Common Law Doctrine of Discovery, Indigenous rights to freshwater and multidisciplinary understandings of landscapes, national parks, power and place, differences between Maori and settler concepts around land, Maori land courts, the alienation of land (selling of land). 

She is co-director of the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law and the recipient of significant research awards including the University of Otago prestigious Rowheath Trust and Carl Smith Medal for outstanding scholarly achievement across all disciplines (2010) and the Fulbright Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Senior Maori Scholar Award (2012).
http://archive.org/download/JacintaRuruMaroriScholarAndIndigenousLawAndRights/MainMixdownJacintaRuruOtagoUniversityMarori.mp3 


Citations


APA

Ouellette, Robert-Falcon. (Director) (2012, Nov 29). At the Edge of Canada: Indigenous Research. The Law of Discovery and the Maori Experience with Dr Jacinta Ruru. [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.attheedgeofcanada.com/2012/11/the-law-of-discovery-and-maori.html  

MLA
Ouellette, Robert-Falcon, dir. " The Law of Discovery and the Maori Experience with Dr Jacinta Ruru." At the Edge of Canada: Indigenous Research.. N.p., 05 2012. web. 29 Nov 2012. < http://www.attheedgeofcanada.com/2012/11/the-law-of-discovery-and-maori.html>.
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