Maori notebook No 17

Maori notebook No 17
Jury, Hoani Te Whatahoro, 1841-1923; Te Matorohanga, Moihi, active 1836-1865; Hammond, Thomas Godfrey (Rev), 1846-1926; White, John, 1826-1891; Gudgeon, Walter Edward, 1841-1920; Hiko, Pene, active 1920s?; Ormsby, Arthur Sydney, 1825-1887

Contains notes copied from a number of sources (principally Te Whatahoro and Te Matorohanga) about various aspects of Maori culture including traditional religious beliefs and concepts, birthing and baptismal practices, education in the whare wananga, the meaning of various words, beliefs, practices and rituals associated with death, agricultural and birdsnaring lore and information, canoes, carving, fire, ocean, personifications. (Includes index)

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Quantity: 1 volume(s).

Physical Description: Holograph

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Alternative form available: microfilm (MS-Copy-Micro-0650-10).

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Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 : Papers / Series 3 - Notebooks
1 volume(s), Manuscripts, Holograph
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