LING 122 - Maori Powerpoint

LING 122 - Maori Powerpoint - TheMaoriCulture Arrival...

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Agenda The Maori Culture Arrival Settlers English and Maori in New Zealand Changes in Maori Language Use The Use of English Over Maori Maori In Schools Maori and English Influence Maori English: Myths and Theories Common Beliefs: Jack Richards’ Four Dialects of NZ English Phonological Differences: Hall’s study (1976) Figurative Language A Tentative Conclusion Non-Standard Forms Future Research? Discussion Questions
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The Maori Culture: Arrival The Maori are descendents of Polynesians  who arrived in New Zealand 1,200 years  ago in 800 AD Called the land Aotearoa – “The Land of  the Long White Cloud” Evidence of Maori migration from the Cook  Islands over the next 500 years
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The Maori Culture: Settlers 1642: Dutchman Abel Tasman arrived –  retreated when the Maori ate four of his  crew Mid-18 th  century: Maori had a rich and  complex society; Captain Cook arrived  later  Over the next 70 years: few settlers  arrived, but exploitation of natural  resources led to Maori population  decreasing by 25%
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The Maori Culture: Settlers 19 th  century: European population  escalated alarmingly due to constant  immigration while Maori population  decreased By 1900: Maori population was 42,000 Today, there are no full-blooded Maori left http://www.newzealandnz.co.nz/maori/culture.html
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Changes in Maori Language  Use Studies dating back to the 1970s show 
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