MIRA SZÁSZY (1921 – 2001) Mira was born in Waihopo, Northland. Dame Mira was the first Māori woman to graduate with a degree from the University of Auckland. She was a former President of The Māori Women’s Welfare League. In 1990, she was made Dame Commander of the British Empire. Throughout her life, Mira pushed for education, health and social reforms, and helped shape twentieth-century cultural and gender politics and forge new pathways for Māori women. She dedicated her life to te ao Māori, Māori women, and upholding the principles of humanity, social justice and equality.
Size: 20 x 80cm
Medium: Illustration printed on vinyl on skateboard
Status: For Sale