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  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, part 1   "Who are the Maori" By,Georgina Chavez 1-12-12 Period 8th Culture and Geograpahy. MR. Ruben Meza
  2. 2.   New Zealand is a large island in the south Pacific Ocean Off the south east coast os Australia.
  3. 3.   Some Contemporary Maori are traditional ,some live non-tradtional modern lives.
  4. 4.   <ul><li>One Tradition of the maori culture is the Haka war dance The dance however is now a performed for ceremonial purposes, not war. </li></ul>
  5. 5.   <ul><li>Another tradition of the Maori is Ta Moko: tattooing or painting the face and body with dark arching patterns. </li></ul>
  6. 6.   <ul><li>Traditional Maori culture is truly interesting and creative with their own art work. </li></ul>
  7. 7.   Sadly like other conquered indigenous peoples many Maori struggled with poverty, alcholism and drug abuse.

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