Friday, April 25, 2014

Roots and All

October 23, 2008 by  
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Does it ever seem to you that for most of your life you spend it looking for yourself? Even when you know you’re right there! Odd isn’t it! Tomorrow I’ll be travelling to Helensville. I’m attending the hura kohatu (unveiling) of my maternal great grandmother, a woman I hardly know

Mana Wahine

August 17, 2008 by  
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I was 16 (and then some in subsequent years of reading) when I first read the biographies of women like Katharine Meyer Graham (Katharine Graham, A biography) Golda Meir (Golda), Vera Nabokov (Vera – Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), Amiria Stirling