Aussi, le présent mémoire n'aurait pas vu le jour sans l'aide bienveillante, la compréhension et le dévouement d'un certain nombre de personnes qui, par leur présence et leurs conseils, m'ont apporté leur soutien.
Je les en remercie et m'excuse de ne pouvoir toutes les citer.
Similarly, this project was part of a wider Ph D thesis, where Elders' knowledge was represented visually.
The culture of the Woppaburra people has been exhumed through the data collected as described in Yins (2009) case study method.
The study of these structures uses methods of social network analysis to identify local and global patterns, locate influential entities, and examine network dynamics.From time immemorial up until the 1800â€™s people could expect to have a relatively similar standard of living as their great grandparents.Our ancestors safeguarded our land, resources, and culture for the generations to follow.Every day I talk to my students about indigenous values and beliefs and in particular how important and ever present our ancestors are. This presentation is based on unexpected events, which intrude into the mundane world and present the opportunity to bridge the gap between a sceptical, largely secular society and an ancient world steeped in generations of knowledge and custom.It is framed within the principles of a kaupapa MÄori paradigm to support my students and myself to develop a willingness to navigate contested landscapes with humility and a sense of wonder in an effort to test and ultimately expand our conceptual limits.