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Maori Tribe : Rites of Passage

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Joanna Zhou

on 21 November 2012

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Maori Tribe Rites of Passage young men begin to get Moko to show that they are eligible to marry; usually when puberty starts Ta Moko every man's moko is unique as it tells their life story it symbolized rank, status, genealogy,tribal history, strength, virility, and courage as well carved into the skin, making grooves in the skin
with a range of bone chisels transition for boyhood to manhood could take months just to complete the face Men had to fast due to swelling PHONETIC
Or – toe – tar – he
Mar – rā – car, mar – rā – car
Or – toe – tar – he
Mar – rā – car, mar – rā – car
Teh – neigh – tea – roo – roo
Eh – coco – my – neigh
Key – high – ee mar – he – tea – he – tea,
Key – high – ee mar – rā – car – rā – car
Teh oo – pore – core – noo – ee or teh – roo – roo
The – reh – co
Hea – pore
Hea – pore
Hea – ou (as in ouch)
Car – ar – war – tea!
CAR – HAR HEE! Haka preparing for warfare's a social rite of passage for boys mastered martial arts and weaponry at young age weapons made of whalebone, jade or wood reason for war: to maintain honour & pride needed to protect own mana and tribe's mana Haka performed before battle; stoming, chanting, agressive body movements fierce expressions, tongue sticking out, wave weapons around to invoke war god and to warn enemny that they were coming haka always performed as a group otherwise it's considered a bad omen Haka not performed anymore for warfare purposes but they still do it today for various reasons and to remember culture & tribe
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