Matariki - Maori New Year
Title:
Matariki - Maori New Year
Hakaraia, Libby
$22.00
A general introduction to Matariki - the Maori New Year, looking at: mythology - a portent, a male star or a mother surrounded by her daughters; astronomy - Maori (Rangimoana Taylor) and western perspective (Vicki Hyde); around the world - ancient constellation recognised in Greece (Pleiades) and in the Pacific (Matali'i, Mataliki, etc); celebrations - feasts, new cycle of life, learning, sacred knowledge; navigation - used as a navigational star by navigators and waka skippers; preserving - time to prepare for planting, harvesting; Matariki today - ways to celebrate
Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
9780790009681
SKU:
62433