27 Jan 2024

Emily Karaka on her dedication to te ao Maori through her art

From Māpuna, 12:15 pm on 27 January 2024

In this weekend's edition of Māpuna with Julian Wilcox, he speaks to Māori artist Emily Karaka of Waikato and Ngāpuhi descent (Ngai Tai, Ngāti Hine, Ngātiwai, Te Kawerau a Maki, Ngāti Te Ahiwaru, Tamaoho, Waiohua). 

Julian visits Emily at her home in Tāmaki and they discuss activism through her artwork, her life and dedication to her iwi and te ao Māori. 

Emily Karaka and Julian Wilcox

Emily Karaka and Julian Wilcox Photo: Jana Te Nahu Owen

This interview happened just after the news of the death of the legendary artist Selwyn Muru who is Māpuna's producer - Tama Muru's father. 

Listener discretion advised, this interview contains mention of sexual assault.