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Kaua e rangiruatia te hāpai o te hoe; e kore to tātou waka e ū ki uta

Disney embraces indigenous peoples and their stories

10 December 2019

Clapperboard for making movies

The Frozen films have characters and scenes inspired by the Sami culture. Disney agreed to produce a dubbed version of Frozen II in the Sami language, similar to their commitment to produce Māori, Tahitian and Hawai‘ian versions of Moana.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to explain how people’s perception of technology impacts on future technological development 5
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss how socio-cultural factors influence technology and in turn technology influences socio-cultural factors in complex and ongoing ways 7

Image courtesy of Joshua Willson from Pixabay.

Keywords: movies, disney, cultural appropriation, digital, characteristics of technology

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