About the Journal

The Mahika Kai Journal is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and project-focused journal. Our aim is to present and collate national and international indigenous scholarly and practical perspectives of mahika kai that includes indigenous food, land and environmental practices, paradigms, principles and innovation. The Mahika Kai Journal publishes twice a year online and papers are expected to address indigenous mahika kai issues both current and historic, from an indigenous paradigm.

We welcome contributions that include:

Focus and scope:
Revitalisation of customary food gathering practices and resources
Overcoming legislative barriers towards customary food gathering
Intergenerational knowledge transfer of customary food gathering practice
Envionmental sustainability for mahika kai
Maintaining mahika kai practices
Commodification of water and its impact on customary food gathering
Decolonising mahika kai practise
Collaborative mahika kai projects
Evolving mahika kai

Advisory Committe/Editors

Stewart Sutherland (Australian National University)
Glenda Abbott (Wanuskewin, Saskatchewan)
Pania Marsh (Wahine Toa Hunting)
Matiu Payne (Te Runanga o Koukourarata)
Rawiri Tinirau (Te Atawhai o te Ao)
Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea (Kai Rotorua)