chapter  15
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Expanding pedagogical boundaries: Indigenous students undertaking doctoral education

You know, [Ma¯ori doctoral students] have to do a double job. That’s to do with our system being so Westernised in a way. They often have to learn

what their worldview is first and then engage with it and then present that to the existing body of Western knowledge. What a lot of work, it’s huge really, and they don’t realise that’s what they’re going to have to do at the beginning. Just as well probably – by the time they see that, they’re already engaged.