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wahine

(esp in the Pacific islands) a Polynesian or Maori woman, esp a girlfriend or wife
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In 1968 the grand Wahine sailed in the most violent storm New Zealand had ever seen.
This paper will carry out a reading of Patricia Grace's novel Cousins in terms of mana wahine, a movement supported by a framework of Matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge) that works towards further recognition of Maori women's rights and responsibilities.
Boro TV, based in Middlesbrough Multi Media Exchange, Corporation Road, is to provide the editing and post production facilities for a documentary called The Wahine Disaster.
Earlier that year Jones had won the Ribblesdale Stakes and Yorkshire Oaks with Fleet Wahine.
In 2002, Big Island resident Jeani Navarro developed Kula No Na Wahine Alakai, or Girls' Leadership Academy, as an outreach for local girls who had anything but easy lives.
Haunani Kay Trask's poem "The Broken Gourd" shows her knowledge of the fact that kanaka, "human being," and wahine, "woman," mark their plural by a lengthening of the first vowel; the glossary did not recognize the phrase with the second word as plural.
Kahukiwa's picture entitled Hine-Titama (see Figure 1) was completed as part of the exhibition Wahine Toa (Women of Strength) in 1980 (Kahukiwa & Grace 1991, p.
Wahine "He wahine, he whenua, e ngaro ai te tangata" "By women and land are men lost"
The most famous race is the 40-mile Molokai-to-Oahu "marathon," September 26 for women (called the Na Wahine O Ke Kai) and October 10 for men (called the Molokai Hoe).
Ka titiro mai te wahine ra ki te tau o te patu: kua rereke kua rite ki te tau o ta Tarao, he tau kawarangi
and 1st Street) Free art exhibition Free skateboard demonstrations by Wicked Wahine Free performances and family activities all day Food available for purchase ACTIVITIES -- Six commissioned art installations in 20-foot cargo containers -- Art Fair featuring Harbor area artists -- Live stage featuring cultural dancing groups -- Skateboarding demonstrations by the Wicked Wahine -- Artist-lead children's activities -- Chalk artists SPONSORS Angels Gate Cultural Center (www.
ori Worlds wahine toa veteran broadcasting star, Wena Harawira.