On being culturally sensitive: the art of gathering and eating kina without pricking yourself on the finger



Discusses some personal concerns in relation to people and professional groups who are moving towards developing cultural sensitivities. Questions whether Western psychology is culturally sensitive. Examines particular strategies which have been attempted and developed in the social services. Refers to anti-racism programmes.

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Primary author: Smith, Linda

Primary source author/editor: Research Unit, University of Auckland

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: Linda Smith

Publication format: Speech

Publication date: 1989

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: 305.8994 SMI – Filing Cabinet – Cultural Safety and APW-1

Content type: Injustice

Tikanga Māori: General

Sector: Education – tertiary, Social services

Informal group: Māori

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture