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Tā Moko: Traditional Maori Tattoos

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Online/Virtual Space

Mar 08 2022
Tā Moko: Traditional Maori Tattoos presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Online/Virtual Space, 0 0

This presentation is coming to you directly from New Zealand on Zoom. 

This class explores tā moko, permanent body markings as traditionally practiced by the Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. In pre-contact Māori culture, many high-ranking persons received moko.

Moko were associated high social status. Additionally, receiving moko constituted an important milestone between childhood and adulthood and was accompanied by many rites and rituals. Since 1990 there has been a resurgence in the practice of tā moko for both men and women, as a sign of

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