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  • Authenticating Māori Physicality: Translations of ‘Games’ and ‘Pastimes’ by Early Travellers and Missionaries to New Zealand 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    This paper theorizes how knowledge of indigenous tribal epistemologies was made ‘knowable’ through Enlightenment rationalism in an early colonial context. Specifically, the paper determines how and what knowledge of Māori ...
  • The Death of Koro Paka: “Traditional" Māori Patriarchy 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    Deconstruction does not say there is no subject, there is no truth, there is no history. It simply questions the privileging of identity so that someone is believed to have the truth. It is not the exposure of error. It ...
  • The Logic of Terror 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    Non-discursively or intuitively, it seems to me that the terror raids on 15 October 2007 were inevitable. The subjugation of Maori via New Zealand's juridical system and, specifically, under the confining discourse of ...
  • The Māori All Blacks and the Decentering of the White Subject: Hyperrace, Sport and the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan; Scherer, Jay
    In this article we examine a range of media discourses surrounding the continued existence of the Mäori All Blacks, a “racially” selected rugby side, and a specific public controversy that erupted in New Zealand over the ...
  • Race tactics: The racialised athletic body 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    In the nineteenth century, the savage was an instance of the primordial primitive, a living fossil signifying past imperfection healed by time in the emerging evolution. In the twentieth century, the savage was no longer ...
  • Rugby culture, ethnicity and concussion 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan; Sullivan, S John; Williams, Les R. Tumoana
    This paper provides the socio-historical background to a research project which includes the investigation of the relationship between school rugby culture, ethnicity and attitudes towards the reporting of a concussion. ...
  • Tackling Māori Masculinity: A Colonial Genealogy of Savagery and Sport 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    The primary aim of this paper, then, is to deconstruct one of the dominant discourses surrounding Māori men—a discourse that was constructed to limit, homogenize, and reproduce an acceptable and imagined Māori masculinity, ...
  • Understanding Whangara: Whale Rider as Simulacrum 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    For those with neither pen nor sword, the movie camera has proven a mighty instrument. For centuries, colonized aboriginal people depended upon oral tradition to preserve their language and creation stories – the pith and ...
  • Voice and the Postmodern Condition 

    Hokowhitu, Brendan
    “Subjectivity” and “voice” are inextricably tied. Indeed, as many of the contributors to this issue of Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue argue, voice is the expression of the subject. The modern Western ...
  • Whiteness: Naivety, Void and Control 

    Andersen, Chris; Hokowhitu, Brendan
    CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: USES AND MISUSES OF INDIGENOUS “TRADITION” IN A CANADIAN UNIVERSITY Spring, 2001: A renowned architect has agreed to travel to the University of Alberta to engage in a visioning session, led by ...