The Maori ; background

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The Maori ; background

  1. 1.  Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, part 1 " Who are the maori "  By (your fist and last name) , (date) (period x), Culture and Geography Source; Mr. Ruben Meza , 2012
  2. 2. The Maoria are an indigenous culture of New Zealand.
  3. 3. New zealand is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia.
  4. 4. Some contemporary Maori are traditional, some live non-traditional, modern lives.
  5. 5. One tradition of the Maori culture is the Haka war dance. The dance however is now performed for ceremonial purposes, not war.
  6. 6. Another tradition of the Maori is Ta moko: tattooing or painting the face and body with dark arching patterns.
  7. 7. Traditional Maoria culture is truly special and interesting (:
  8. 8. Sadly , like other conquered indigenous people , many Maori struggle with poverty, alcholism and drug abuse.

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