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the world of Maori tattoo

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In the mythology of Mangaia in the Cook Islands, Moko is a wily character and grandfather of the heroic Ngaru. (Gill 1876:234). ; the world of Maori tattoo tattoo, the marking of the skin with punctures into which pigment is rubbed. The word originates from the Tahitian tattau [to mark]. The term is sometimes extended to scarification, which consists of skin incisions into which irritants may be rubbed to produce .

Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia. Photography by Becky Nunes.

Awekotuku and Nikora (both are researchers in Maori culture, U. of

Waikato, New Zealand New Zealand (z island country (2005 est. pop. 4,035,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; the largest city and leading port is Auckland. ) present a photographic, anthropological, and

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