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Launch of Honouring our Ancestors

Audio from the launch of the book Honouring our Ancestors: Takatāpui, Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQI+ Well-being. The event took place at Unity Books in Wellington on 25 July 2023. The book is edited by Alison Green (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Ranginui) and Leonie Pihama (Te Ātiawa, Ngā Māhanga a Tairi, Waikato). More details about the book can be found here. Special thanks to the organisers and participants for allowing the event to be recorded and shared.

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  • 00:01 - Waiata, Tīwhanawhana
  • 02:40 - Marion Castree, Unity Books
  • 04:00 - Fergus Barrowman, Te Herenga Waka University Press
  • 06:25 - Kurt Komene (Te Atiawa, Taranaki Whānui)
  • 09:33 - Waiata, Tīwhanawhana
  • 13:00 - Manawaroa's whānau
  • 15:45 - Alison Green, co-editor of the book
  • 21:25 - Marion Castree
  • 21:55 - Waiata, Tīwhanawhana
Record date:25th July 2023
Location:Unity Books, Wellington
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Archive:The master recording is archived at the Alexander Turnbull Library (reference number to be confirmed).