Maori and myths

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A great Maori Chief, Aotearoa. Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Maori People, Tribal People, Art Maori, Once Were Warriors, Ta Moko Tattoo, Maori Tribe, Facial Tattoos

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Maori Princess NZ 1921 She is wearing the traditional feathered cloak of people of high rank Maori Tribe, Maori People, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Indigenous Tribes, Les Continents, Maori Art, Kiwiana, People Of The World

KHARSAG - HEAD ENCLOSURE - Garden of Eden - Extracts from the Kharsag Epics

The Golden Age Project provides an insight into human origins, archaeology, an Alternative Genesis and a survey of Atlantis.

Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero the second Maori King Gottfried Lindauer Maori Tattoos, Maori Face Tattoo, Tattoos Bein, Marquesan Tattoos, Face Tattoos, Borneo Tattoos, Thai Tattoo, Tribal Tattoos, Maori People

King Tāwhiao

This portrait is of the second Māori king, Tāwhiao, a leader of great mana. Such leaders also held a high degree of tapu or sacredness and restriction.

My great, great, great Grandfather Outside Hinemihi, Chief Aporo and his wife Ngareta, Te Wairoa. Photo by Muir & Murdoch Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Tonga, Tahiti, Nz History, Maori People, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art

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My great, great, great Grandfather Outside Hinemihi, Chief Aporo and his wife Ngareta, Te Wairoa. Photo by Muir & Murdoch Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Tonga, Tahiti, Nz History, Maori People, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art

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A typical Maori chieftainess. Maori Lore: The Traditions of the Maori People James Izett Wellington: John Mackay, Maori Tattoos, Samoan Tattoo, Borneo Tattoos, Thai Tattoo, Tribal Tattoos, Polynesian Tattoos, We Are The World, People Of The World, Backpiece Tattoo

maori princess with moko - chin tattoo

A beautiful maori woman with traditional feather headress, moa feather cape, and moko or chin tattoo. New Zealand, vintage. Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge, all rights reserved. Contact: sweetpeabrooklyn@yahoo.com

A Maori rugby player. There is one tattoo effect not mentioned yet: Tattoos are also used to instill fear in an opponent, for example another warrior or a player of an opposing team Maori Tattoos, Ta Moko Tattoo, Maori Tattoo Designs, Weird Tattoos, Marquesan Tattoos, Samoan Tattoo, Men Tattoos, Polynesian Tattoos, Body Tattoos

Maori Tattoos: Tattoos That Really Mean Something

The traditional Maori Tattoos were not applied with needles, but instead small chisels were used that left grooves in the skin. When the tattoos were applied, it was considered a sacred and spiritual ceremony. The tattoos were no randomly placed, but were placed in certain areas to represent a stage in life. It was believed that when a Maori died, the tattoos would be an identification tool in the afterlife. Each line meant something that they achieved in life and the right placement and…

Vernon Heath (England) fl Portrait of Horomona Te Atua, Paratene Te Manu and Reihana Te Taukawau. Maori Tribe, Polynesian People, Maori People, Tribal Costume, Maori Designs, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand Art, Art History, History Facts

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