Resources

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Below, you can also access two recent resources Jen Margaret has been involved in either writing or participating in.


The State of the Pākehā Nation

Slide1In 2018, Jen Margaret was commissioned to give the State of the Pākehā Nation address for Waitangi Day. Her speech explores the necessity to unravel privilege, racism and colonisation, and suggests ways in which Pākehā might work to do so. Drawing inspiration from many sources – including recent events, people in Te Tiriti movement and workshop participants – Jen considers what Pākehā need to grapple with to make the Pākehā nation a compelling place for the coming generations.

Read: State of the Pākehā Nation
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In December 2019, e-Tangata published an updated version of State of the Pākehā Nation, Becoming really Pākehā.


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Land of the Long White Cloud:
short documentary series

Groundwork took part of a 7 part documentary series, produced by Kathleen Winter in 2019, in which Pākehā consider their responsibility to confront and dismantle colonisation. The work responds to calls from Māori for Pākehā to educate Pākehā about colonisation and our Te Tiriti responsibilities.

Kathleen made the series to encourage Pākehā to “realise the impact they can make by speaking up and speaking out – especially to each other… and to join those who are taking action against colonial structures of power.”

In this episode, Jen Margaret talks about inherited privilege and the lands her great-great grandfather “acquired” in Canterbury – lands that were part of the Canterbury Purchase.