Maori life and custom. by W J. Phillips

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A really interesting, yet brief at some moments, overview of Maori culture, custom, and life. There are some good illustrations as well, which are helpful in many ways if you're having trouble visualizing descriptive content.

A good product from the s, where a lot of the scholarship is lacking/5. Get this from a library. Māori life and custom. [W J Phillipps; John Huria] -- "Complete encyclopaedic guide to the traditional customs and way of life of the Māori before the arrival of the Pākeha".

Genre/Form: Book Published in New Zealand: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillipps, W.J. (William John), Maori life and custom.

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This is a book of chapters on key aspects of Maori language and culture authored by two of this country's pre-eminent kaumatua. The authors discuss key cultural concepts (including mana, tapu, wairua, Maori life and custom.

book, ritual, farewell speeches and Maori humour) as well as language and cultural issues of the modern world. The Maori people are the natives of New Zealand who, like other tribes, have myths that are related to the creation of the world and the creation of man.

According to the Maori, in the beginning was emptiness, and nothing existed. This state is called ‘Te Kore’ by the Maori.

Tikanga are the customs and traditions that have been handed down through the passages of time. They come from tika,things are true and not teka, things that are the word is tikanga not tekanga.

The foundations of Tikanga rest at the dawn of time, when events were happening, the worlds were being made, domains being decided, the balance was being put in place and English was not. Maori, member of a Polynesian people of New Zealand. To most Maori, being Maori means recognizing and venerating their Maori ancestors, having claims to family land, and having a right to be received as taangata whenua (‘people of the land’) in the village of their ancestors.

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Since the. Mauri - the life force, the essential essence of being, an energy which permeates through all living things; Ritenga - custom, rules, regulations, protocols, includes rāhui and tapu.

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