Summarises interviews with kaumatua/kuia from different rohe about their experiences of the transition to adulthood. Included in the report is a literature review on the subject of rites of passage and youth development for indigenous peoples. The report identifies principles upon which traditional rites of passage have been based and suggests these may be adapted into contemporary contexts to promote healthy transitions through adolescence to adult members of whānau, hapū and communities.
- Citation: Caddie, M. & Ross, M., (2011). “Hei Tikitiki: Māori Rites of Passage & Youth Development”, Te Ora Hou Aotearoa. April 2007. Gisborne, New Zealand.
- Creator: Manu Caddie & Michael Ross
- Language: English
- Publisher: Te Ora Hou Aotearoa
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