Why we need constitutional transformation

Indigenous peoples from around the world come together in Auckland next week to compare notes on the best ways to achieve self-determination.

The kōrero will cover modern treaties in Canada, jurisdictional authorities in Latin America, Indigenous parliaments in Sámi territories in Scandinavia, consent requirements in Philippines law, and other legal mechanisms to secure Indigenous rights.

For Māori, there’s increasing recognition that the path to self-determination in Aotearoa requires constitutional transformation. Here’s Professor Margaret Mutu explaining what that means and why it’s needed.

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