Native Affairs Summer Series 2014 - Precious Gem

By Native Affairs , Semi Holland
  • Australia

As a member of the original Sapphires, Lois Peeler travelled through Vietnam, entertaining American troops during the Vietnam War.

Now, using her knowledge and talents, she helps to shape the lives of young aboriginal women through the Worawa Aboriginal College in Western Australia.

Late last year she was in Te Tairāwhiti rohe with her students, experiencing Matauranga Māori.

Semiramis Holland followed them on their journey up Te Maunga o Hikurangi.

The full episode which featured this story can be viewed below.