“El, the Plastotrophs, and Me”

Title“El, the Plastotrophs, and Me”
Year for Search2021
AuthorsIlanko, Tehnuka
Secondary TitleImagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors
Date PublishedSeptember 14, 2021
PublisherFix Solutions Lab
Place PublishedNp
KeywordsAotearoa New Zealand author, Female author
Annotation

The story is set in a future Aotearoa that is recovering from the impact of climate change stressing the continuing problems and the way small communities are responding. One theme is the integration of a tauwi woman (other people in Māori), like the author, into the culture, which is predominantly Māori. Māori is frequently used in the text.

URLEl, the Plastotrophs, and Me | Fix (grist.org)
Illustration

Illus. Carolina Rodríguez Fuenmayor

Author Note

The Tamil Aotearoa New Zealand female author is a volcanologist on the staff of the University of Waikato

Full Text

2021 Ilanko, Tehnuka. “El, the Plastotrophs, and Me.” Illus. Carolina Rodríguez Fuenmayor. Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors (September 14, 2021). Fix Solutions Lab. El, the Plastotrophs, and Me | Fix (grist.org)

The story is set in a future Aotearoa that is recovering from the impact of climate change stressing the continuing problems and the way small communities are responding. One theme is the integration of a tauwi woman (other people in Māori), like the author, into the culture, which is predominantly Māori. Māori is frequently used in the text. The Tamil Aotearoa New Zealand female author is a volcanologist on the staff of the University of Waikato.