Taonga Tuku Iho: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Māori Life by A.W. Reed
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This revised edition of the classic A.W. Reed title remains true to the original vision – to create a highly readable and accessible introduction to the traditional life and customs of Māori.
The text is arranged alphabetically and includes:
Entries covering agriculture, fishing, gardening, hunting, games, building, craft, forest lore and ceremony – all the known elements of pre-European Māori life
Explanations for myths, legends and stories of the gods
Colour photographs of preserved Māori artefacts
Detailed line drawings revealing domestic objects and tools
Line illustrations depicting typical scenes from Māori life
Buddy Mikaere of Ngāti Pukenga and Ngāti Ranginui descent is a well-respected historian and has published widely in his specialist field of 19th century race relations and on Māori history in general.