Kaikorero Matua, Keynote speaker – Moana Jackson
Rights, Wrongs, and Reaffirmation – The Struggle for the Recognition of Indigenous Intellectual Property
The struggle by Māori and other indigenous Peoples to reclaim and protect their intellectual and cultural property rights is one of the quiet stories in the long and often noisy quest for self determination. Yet it is also one of the most crucial stories as it speaks to identity and the very ideas and taonga which shape that identity. In many ways it is a story about the right to be.