“Tūrama School children teach us that the food we give kids is not only functional but symbolic. Good quality lunches are important because they send the message that children are… Read more A free school lunch isn’t just about hunger, but about dignity →
Etudes from “Drawn to See: Drawing as Ethnographic Method” by Andrew Causey Exercises from Making Comics by Lynda Barry
Adults don’t know everything. This is a story of what we learned from talking to kids about asthma.
Tasha’s infant daughter Kayleigh was diagnosed with asthma at the E.R., and Tasha was sent home with a nebuliser “breathing machine” and albuterol. Tasha has continued administering albuterol to Kayleigh ever since, including every morning before Kayleigh gets up for school.
Radio interview with Bryan Crump, RNZ Nights, June 2, 2021 “Anthropologist and Child Health researcher, Dr Julie Spray spent 2015 eating lunch with primary school students in a disadvantaged part… Read more The Social Stigma of Hungry Children →
“Rather than our society holding ourselves responsible for the social inequities that are causing rheumatic fever, we made children responsible for reporting their sore throats, and then let them return… Read more The Canary in the Coal Mine for Inequality →
“…how do we, as a society, view children? We tend to see children as passive recipients of adult actions. We can assume if we don’t tell children things, they won’t… Read more Children are Experiencing the Pandemic Too →