Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Chanz Mikaere

Chanz Mikaere created a graphic novel which depicts kapa haka performers as superheroes. It depicts eight Te Arawa women who are performers and who whakapapa to their chosen superhero ancestor. Chanz is a unique talent – she is sacred, interconnected and intricate – the culmination of eons of inter-generational relationships – a rare, genetic hybridContinue reading “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Chanz Mikaere”

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Sanctuary

“Sanctuary is the first platform to provide online-reading for Māori Graphic Novels. We created Sanctuary to visualise the tales shared to us by kaumātua (elders) and pass these on in a way that we felt would be compelling to others. “ Check back tomorrow for another amazing artist!

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Nigar Nazar

Nigar Nazar is the first woman cartoonist of Pakistan and of the Muslim world. Nigar’s iconic Gogi cartoons have appeared in a number of daily newspapers, periodicals and TV programs at home and abroad. She is twice a Fulbright scholar and has been invited to be on juries to judge cartoon entries in international competitions,Continue reading “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Nigar Nazar”

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