Marae Bilingual Chart Set
Two bilingual charts in this set - one chart shows a photo of a whare nui with labels in Maori and Engligh. The second chart lists the names of the key parts of a marae welcome
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Maori Poi Balls
Poi balls are percussive implements used by New Zealand (Maori) women for telling stories, imitating natural sounds and motions for teaching purposes. Long ago they were used by young warriors to help with coordination and reflex training. Originally, poi balls were made of moss wrapped in flax leaves and made very distinctive sounds as they hit a person's wrist or body and arms. Today, our handmade poi balls are made of stuffing and tissue wrapped in plastic, and are primarily used for…
What Happens When a Warrior Culture Meets a Cooperative, Tolerant, Peaceloving Culture?
In the fascinating book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (which has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam) the author, J...