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Cotemporary tradition maori_part_1 (2)


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Cotemporary tradition maori_part_1 (2)

  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori,part 1                            "Who are the Maori?"             by Saul Martinez,1/10/12,                                                         period 1, culture and Geography source:Mr. Meza,2012
  2. 2. The Maori are indigenous culture of New Zealand. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. New Zealand is a large island in the south pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some contemporary Maori are traditional, some live non- traditional,modern lives. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. One tradition of Maori culture is the Haka war dance. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Another tradition of the Maori is Ta moko: tattooing or painting the face and body with dark arching patterns. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Traditional Maori culture is truly weird but cool.  <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sadly, like other conquered indigenous people , many Maori struggle with poverty, alcoholism and drug abuse. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>