The Māori : heirs of Tane / text by David Lewis ; photographs by Werner Forman ; foreword by D.R. Simmons.

By: Lewis, David, 1917-2002 [author.]Contributor(s): Forman, Werner, 1921-2010 [photographer.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Echoes of the ancient worldPublication details: London : Orbis Pub., 1982Description: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cmISBN: 0856133434 ; 0856139394Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- History | Toi Māori | Pūrākau | Tikanga tuku iho | Tānemāhuta | Ao wairua | Kōrero nehe
Contents:
Te kore: the coming of the Maori -- From Moa hunter to classic Maori -- Te kauae runga: things spiritual -- Te kauae raro: earthly things -- Tohunga whakairo: carvers of Tane -- Kahu Kura and Tiki: feather cloak and pendant -- Te waiata: song, dance, games -- Tu Matauenga: the god of war.
Summary: "A history of the Maori people in New Zealand. Show how all aspects of Maori life were interconnected. Maori myths, their songs and their art form an integral part of this book. Illustrated by Werner Forman's photographs"--Taken from dust jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

Te kore: the coming of the Maori -- From Moa hunter to classic Maori -- Te kauae runga: things spiritual -- Te kauae raro: earthly things -- Tohunga whakairo: carvers of Tane -- Kahu Kura and Tiki: feather cloak and pendant -- Te waiata: song, dance, games -- Tu Matauenga: the god of war.

"A history of the Maori people in New Zealand. Show how all aspects of Maori life were interconnected. Maori myths, their songs and their art form an integral part of this book. Illustrated by Werner Forman's photographs"--Taken from dust jacket.

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