Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Paora Messiah Te Hurihanganui
Paora Te Hurihanganui is a son of the sovereign tribal nation of Ngāti Rangiwewehi and is of Te Arawa, Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa descent. Previously he led Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa an Iwi mandated trust for 15 years as CEO and the Te Arawa and Tuwharetoa regional Whānau Resilience nine provider family harm collective response. Paora is currently the CEO of Te Arawa Whānau Ora and a PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington School of Health.
Hemi Tai Tin
An educator at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Kōtuku (a Māori immersion school), Hemi Tai Tin is endeavoring to re-connect Māori descendants to their environment using the many metaphors of the white heron to guide their philosophy of Te Aho Matua.
Dr. Ihirangi Heke
Dr. Ihirangi Heke is active in helping Māori and other indigenous groups build their own health and wellness activities based on their traditional environmental knowledge. Dr. Heke retains an Honorary Research Fellow position to the University of Auckland’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and was recently contracted to consult to Google X’s diversity initiative to address unconscious bias.
This free event is co-sponsored by the Center for Community Health Integration's Community Based System Dynamics Lab, the CWRU School of Medicine, and the Center on Trauma and Adversity at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. For more information, please contact Professor Peter Hovmand of the Center for Community Health Integration.
Mandel Center, Room 115
11402 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106