Thursday 17 August 2001
Concept Leader History, Te Papa,
introduces the concept of Cultural Time
|Dr Tarahia Black
Iillustrates the advancement of tribal oral literature
and history through traditional waiata and narrative,
its expression through whakapapa, and
its importance in traditional Maori life.
|Dr Janet Davidson
discusses calendar making in European
and Pacific cultures, as well as the globalisation
or standardisation of time and its effects on "culture".
Recorded at the Soundings Theatre, Level 2 of Te Papa, 16 August 2001.