The Māori, yesterday and to-day / by James Cowan.

By: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 [author.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Christchurch, N.Z. : Whitcombe & Tombs, 1930Description: xi, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cmISBN: 1869643348; 9781869643348Other title: Māori, yesterday and todaySubject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- History | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Mahi toi | Tikanga tuku iho | AtuaDDC classification: 572.993 LOC classification: DU423Also available via the World Wide Web.
Contents:
The Maori's place in New Zealand life -- Maori-Polynesian origins -- Maori-Polynesian ships and sailors -- Maori cosmogony and religion -- The law of tapu -- Makutu: the belief in witchcraft -- On stars and star lore -- The poetry of the Maori -- Whakatauki : some Maori proverbs and aphorisms -- Artcraft of the Maori -- Moko : the tatooing art -- The Maori canoe -- Some forest lore.
The fisherman's lore -- The cultivation of the kumara -- Kawhia Felix : a picture pf the past -- Amusements of the Maori -- Some folk-stories -- The shrine of an Atua -- The Maori in war -- The pole of spears : A tale of old Rotoiti -- The tangi -- An economic survey.
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Includes index.

Whitcombe & Tombs job no. G49572.

The Maori's place in New Zealand life -- Maori-Polynesian origins -- Maori-Polynesian ships and sailors -- Maori cosmogony and religion -- The law of tapu -- Makutu: the belief in witchcraft -- On stars and star lore -- The poetry of the Maori -- Whakatauki : some Maori proverbs and aphorisms -- Artcraft of the Maori -- Moko : the tatooing art -- The Maori canoe -- Some forest lore.

The fisherman's lore -- The cultivation of the kumara -- Kawhia Felix : a picture pf the past -- Amusements of the Maori -- Some folk-stories -- The shrine of an Atua -- The Maori in war -- The pole of spears : A tale of old Rotoiti -- The tangi -- An economic survey.

Bagnall, C1605

Also available via the World Wide Web.

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