Essay2 - Essay 2: Ecological Imperialism in New Zealand DUE...

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Essay 2: Ecological Imperialism in New Zealand DUE Feb 24 th Note: Please do your own printing! Only hard copies of your essay will be accepted for grading. Email attachments will NOT be accepted. Please print out your essay and either hand it to me or put it in my box on the 3 rd floor of Young Hall. “It was melancholy in New Zealand to hear the fine energetic natives says, that they knew the land was doomed to pass from their children.” -- Charles Darwin, The Voyage of the Beagle (1839) “What then shall we do? Say here to me, O ye chiefs of the tribes of the northern part of New Zealand, how are we henceforward to act? Friends, whose potatoes do we eat? Whose where the blankets? These spears are laid aside. What has the Ngapuhi? The pakeha’s gun, his shot, his powder. Many months has he been in our houses; many of his children are our children. Is the land already gone? Is it not covered with men, with strangers, foreigners - even as the grass and herbage - over whom we have no power?” -- Tamati Waka Nene
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