When darkness stays : Hōhepa Kereopa and a Tūhoe oral history / Paul Moon

By: Moon, Paul, 1968- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mangawhai, Northland, New Zealand : David Ling Publishing Limited, 2020Description: 138 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781927305676 Subject(s): Kereopa, Hohepa, -2007 | Ngāi Tūhoe (New Zealand people) | Priests -- New Zealand | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Religion | Tohunga | Tohunga matakite | Whakapono | Ao wairua | Maungapohatu (N.Z. : Mountain) -- HistorySummary: This extraordinary book, unsettling, harrowing, and ultimately redemptive, is based on the time the author spent with the Tūhoe tohunga, Hōhepa Kereopa. It plunges deep into a cultural landscape that has almost vanished, bringing to light insights that are enriching and sometimes shocking. The work climaxes with a staggering oral history that has never appeared in print until now, and which reveals one of the most tragic and distressing events in the country's colonial era.
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This extraordinary book, unsettling, harrowing, and ultimately redemptive, is based on the time the author spent with the Tūhoe tohunga, Hōhepa Kereopa. It plunges deep into a cultural landscape that has almost vanished, bringing to light insights that are enriching and sometimes shocking. The work climaxes with a staggering oral history that has never appeared in print until now, and which reveals one of the most tragic and distressing events in the country's colonial era.

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