Wintec - Non-Maori midwifery students loaded with "white guilt"
Last year our clever granddaughter (in top 10% of her class) had to endure the so-called 'bicultural framework' course at Wintec as part of a midwifery degree. She's a person who relates very well to others in group sessions regardless of ethnicity. She was naturally receptive to sensitivities associated with traditional Maori pregnancy, birthing and new-born baby practices, like incantations, burying the placenta, tying the umbilical cord with flax, anointing the baby, etc.
However, this compulsory 'bicultural' subject appeared to have nothing to do with midwifery. It dealt only on colonisation,