Bias Begins Early



This paper examines the racism underlying assumptions and statements drawn from the educational journal series on Captain Cook used for teaching New Zealand history.

Table of contents

Introduction, Assumptions 1-9, Comment, The Language Used, Conclusions



Primary author: Programme On Racism

Secondary author: Nairn, Mitzi

Tertiary author: None

Primary source author/editor: Programme On Racism

Secondary source author/editor: Nairn, Mitzi

Publisher: NCC – Programme On Racism

Publication format: Education hand-out, Education workbook

Publication date: C1986

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: AMNC-4 (Programme on Racism)

Misc. notes: This is the first issue in a series of eleven.

Content type: History, Responses

Collection: Mitzi Nairn

Sector: Education – primary, Education – secondary, Education – tertiary

Formal group: NCC, POR (Programme on Racism)

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Racism

General related topics: How to teach

Historical period: 20th