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Aotearoa New Zealand is the southwestern corner of the Polynesian Trianglea region of the Pacific Ocean with three island groups at its corners: Polynesians also share cultural traditions such as religion, social organisation, myths, and material culture.
Over the last five millennia, a sequence of complicated and remarkable transoceanic treks were performed in an unprecedented accomplishment of navigation and curiosity. The final segments of these feats were across extreme and unmatched distances: Polynesian navigation Polynesian seafarers were ocean navigators and astronomers.
Polynesians would travel long distances by sea.
The strong female presence among early settlers in New Zealand suggests Polynesian migration voyages were not accidental but deliberate. The most current reliable evidence strongly indicates that initial settlement of New Zealand occurred around CE from the Society Islands.
Despite a gap of many hundreds of years Tupaia was able to understand the Maori language which was very similar to the language he spoke. His presence and ability to translate avoided much of the friction between other European explorers and Maori in New Zealand.
European sailors, including Cook, found Polynesian sailors lost at sea, suggesting that by mid 18th century Polynesians had lost the art of very long distance navigation.
Nine different moa species occurred commonly in the south-east and east of the South Island. Shellfish, fish, sharks and seals were also common foods. The introduction of rats undoubtedly had more impact on New Zealand wildlife than any other organism apart from humans.
The main stone source areas included Mayor IslandTaupo and Kerikeri for obsidian volcanic glass ; prospectors soon found pounamu greenstone or jade and argillite pakohe resources in the South Island in the Reefton and Nelson areas. Stone served in all aspects of Polynesian life: Two Polynesian artifacts link early settlers to Polynesia.
One, a turret shell only found in the South Pacific islands, most notably in the Society Islands, has been reworked into a small chisel found at Wairau Bar and dated to about This lure has been reliably dated to the early- to midth century.
It was found at a typical small coastal moa-hunters' site which has been interpreted as an itinerant hunting camp whakaruruhau. Its cold climate meant that tropical staple crops needed careful cultivation to survive, and some failed to grow locally.
However, there were also new opportunities. Woman with kiwi feather cloak and hei-tiki Seasonal activities included gardening, fishing and the hunting of birds. Main tasks were segregated for men and women, but there were also a lot of group activities involving food gathering and food cultivation.
Tapu — Sacred, untouchable or under spiritual or religious protection. Ahi kaa — Cooking fires. Continued occupation of an area of land. This was governed by three basic principles. Firstly giving had to have the appearance of being free and spontaneous, without stipulation of a return present.No more talk about the old days, it’s time for something great.
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NZJHRM Spring Issue Exploring the Cultural Origins of Differences in Time Orientation Page | clusters. Despite decades of social and cultural integration, research indicates time perspectives.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from urbanagricultureinitiative.com Certainly before colonization Maori exercised a successful economic and political system through their Hapu organization, only when the European arrived and colonized New Zealand did we see the collapse of such structures.
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Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious or national group. The term was coined in by Raphael urbanagricultureinitiative.com is defined in Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) of as "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national.