The maori backround

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The maori backround

  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, Part 1   "Who are the Maori?" By Sang Ly, 1-12-2012 Period 6, Culture & Geography   Source: Mr. Ruben Meza, 2012
  2. 2. The Maori 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 Maori culture is truly amazing.
  8. 8. Sadly, like other conquered indigenous peoples,  many Maori struggle with poverty, alcoholism, and drug abuse.

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