Ko te Awa te mātāpuna o te ora

    The river is the source of spiritual and physical sustenance

    E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te Kāhui Maunga ki Tangaroa

    The great River flows from the mountains to the sea

    Ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au

    I am the River and the River is me

    Ngā manga iti, ngā manga nui e honohono kau ana, ka tupu hei Awa Tupua

    The small and large streams that flow into one another form one River

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    From the Mountains to the Sea - Trailer 2021

    Tribal leaders travel from Arizona to Aotearoa to meet the Māori peoples of the Whanganui River who achieved an astounding legal victory for their ancestral river.

    This documentary is a powerful encounter of peoples that seeds a new vision for the Colorado River.

    The film will premier at the Te Huinga Wai Tapu virtual conference held on November 19. Register here.

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