Becky Manawatu (Ngai Tahu) was born in Nelson, raised in Waimangaroa,…Discover
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This year's theme for the International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples is the role of Indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge. This theme acknowledges that ‘despite the crucial role indigenous women play in their communities as breadwinners, caretakers, knowledge keepers, leaders and human rights defenders, they often suffer from intersecting levels of discrimination on the basis of gender, class, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.’
In line with celebrating this observance, below are two powerful books by Indigenous women from around the world.