Forest lore of the Maori : with methods of snaring, trapping, and preserving bir...
Forest lore of the Maori : with methods of snaring, trapping, and preserving birds and rats, uses of berries, roots, fern-roots, and forest products, with mythological notes on origins, karakia used etc.Edition
First published 1942Maker
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Partial Contents: Forest lore of the Maori. The Maori and the forest -- The mauri of the forest -- Forest products -- Polynesian plant names in New Zealand -- Trees and ceremonial -- Paths and travelling -- Seasons -- Tree dwellings -- Food supplies obtained from the forest -- Bird lore. The Maori as a fowler -- Mythical birds , etc. -- The arts of the fowler -- The whare mita -- Bird-taking implements -- How birds were taken -- How Maori ascended trees -- The kiore Maori or native rat -- The pit trap.Date Made
New Zealand. Govt.PrinterSeries Title
Dominion Museum bulletin ; no.14. Whitcombe's practical handbooks Memoirs of the Polynesian Society no. 19.Subject and Association Keywords
Thomas & Bridget Gallagher LibraryObject Type
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