Hopo: The dread that clings
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Citation:Rangiwai, B. (2021). Hopo: The dread that clings. Te Kaharoa: The eJournal on Indigenous Pacific Issues, 17(1), 1-7. doi:10.24135/tekaharoa.v17i1.361
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/5379
HOPO is a term that has many definitions and explanations. This is complicated further by the fact that te reo Māori does not translate directly into English. There is very little literature concerning hopo. What does exist mainly explains hopo in spiritual terms. At the same time, hopo is mentioned very briefly in psychological terms. Supported by the extant literature, this paper will briefly explain hopo and recommend future research.