The Koru, Maori symbol of creation

The Koru - Maori Symbol of Creation The koru (Māori for “loop”) is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace.

Free printable Maori pattern background instant display digital lettering sets for classroom bulletin board display, scrapbooking etc.

Printable Alphabet Lettering Sets with patterned backgrounds, brighen up your classroom with these free resources!

A Brief History of Poi: Poi originates from the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand, the word 'Poi' simply means ball. For over a thousand years Maori women have danced the Maori Poi, a dance with balls attached to strings, swung rhythmically to keep there hands flexible for weaving.

A Brief History of Poi: Poi originates from the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand, the word 'Poi' simply means ball. For over a thousand years Maori women have danced the Maori Poi, a dance with balls attached to strings, swung rhythmically to keep there hands flexible for weaving.

The poi used by my ancestors/men to keep there hands/arms/wrist supple for weaponry war/display … today used by myself and my grandchildren to perform our beautiful cultural dance/songs ...

History of the Polynesian Cultural Center and Mormonism in Hawaii

The traditional poi used in action songs and dances derives from the ancient “Poi Toa.” These artifacts were used efficiently by pre-European Maori – men, women and children. Poi Toa comes from the archaic “ki.

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