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Ngahiraka (Ema) Kennedy 1842-1890. Tairawhiti Museum Gisborne. Maori, a Moko on her chin, sacred ceremony,direct descendant of the paramount chief who had come from Havaii with the great migration,blue eyed, fair skinned and very beautiful. Her name means “many  silks.Maori Cheif Takato and his wahine (women.) This Chief, from Mayor Island, gave  Matarena to the Commander James Wood, from H.M.S. Buffalo, as a "comfort wife." From this union Ngahiraka was born in 1842, Maori Face Tattoo, Maori Tribe, Nz History, Polynesian People, Maori People, Facial Tattoos, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Ngahiraka (Ema) Kennedy 1842-1890. Tairawhiti Museum Gisborne. Maori, a Moko on her chin, sacred ceremony,direct descendant of the paramount chief who had come from Havaii with the great migration,blue eyed, fair skinned and very beautiful. Her name means “many silks.Maori Cheif Takato and his wahine (women.) This Chief, from Mayor Island, gave Matarena to the Commander James Wood, from H.M.S. Buffalo, as a "comfort wife." From this union Ngahiraka was born in 1842,

vintage everyday: Moko Kauae: 30 Incredible Portraits of Maori Women With Their Tradition Chin Tattoos from the Early Century Maori Designs, Fiji Tattoo, Maori Tribe, Polynesian People, Samoan Tattoo, Maori Tattoos, Borneo Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos, Maori People

Maori woman | National Library of New Zealand

Portrait of a Maori woman with a moko, wearing a kakahu (cloak), taken ca 1910 by Herman John Schmidt of Auckland. Physical Description: Dry plat...

44 Captivating Native Maori Portraits From Century New Zealand - Flashbak Filipino Tribal Tattoos, Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Nordic Tattoo, Kiwiana, Historical Pictures, Black And Grey Tattoos, Old Photos

44 Captivating Native Maori Portraits From 19th Century New Zealand - Flashbak

In 1815, the first British missionaries arrived in Aotearoa (land of the long white cloud). Dubbed Nieuw Zeeland by adventurer Abel Tasman Nieuw Zeeland, after the Dutch province of Zeeland, the country would be changed in 1840 when the British and many Maori tribes signed the Treaty of Waitangi.

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