geography of self story. adventure. meaning.
The film Whale Rider tells the story of Paikea, a young girl living in New Zealand. Among the Ngāati Porou, a Māori tribe, traditions are dying, and the tribe is in need of a new leader. Although she seeems destined to lead her people, Paikea, is overlooked because she is a girl.
In what ways is identity defined by our gender?