Eruera: The Teachings of a Maori Elder

Author(s): Eruera Stirling and Anne Salmond

Maori

The autobiography of an elder of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe, who passes on the traditional knowledge entrusted to him. He describes such concepts as mana (spiritual power), matauranga (knowledge) and whakapapa (genealogy), and describes Maori customs including the war dance and the raiding party.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780195580709
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : January 1980
  • : 240mm X 180mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eruera Stirling and Anne Salmond
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : very good
  • : 288
  • : halftones, map, charts, bibliography