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Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Legend has it that twelve large canoes each carried a different tribe. Even today, most Maori people can say which original tribe they are descended from

Maori Tribe - New Zealand. History: The long and intriguing story of the origin of the indigenous Maori people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct society with characteristic art, a separate language and unique mythology.

Maori tribes The long and intriguing story of the origine of the indigenous Maori people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct society with characteristic art, a separate language and unique mythology. “My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul”

Beautiful maori woman: Wetekia Ruruku Elkington. Although 'moko' was used as a form of identification, rank, genealogy, tribal history, eligibility to marry, marks of beauty and much more. It was a choice to receive one.

from TABI LABO

イギリスの写真家が出会った、世界の「少数民族」

Hmm....a documented demonstration of one of the ways the human body can use its energies or a creative picture for some old guys collection? Can this be real or are they lights strapped to their heads ...? found on star seed

from crazy-tattoo-designs.com

Maori Tattoos: Tattoos That Really Mean Something

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 | Image: Icarus Vitae Inari