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Games and dances of the Māori people

Author: Alan Armstrong
Publisher: Paraparaumu, N.Z. : Viking Sevenseas NZ, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to a selection of games and dances of the Maori people.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Games
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armstrong, Alan, 1933-1986.
Games and dances of the Maori people.
Wellington, N.Z. : Viking Sevenseas, ©1986
(OCoLC)604025976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Armstrong
ISBN: 0854670882 9780854670888
OCLC Number: 19735147
Notes: "Third printing 2002"--T.p. verso.
Text on inside front cover.
Description: 92 p. : ill. (some col.), music ; 26 cm.
Contents: Physical games and sports --
Games with toys --
Games of dexterity and mental agility --
String games ("whai") --
Stick games ("tī rākau") --
Hand games ('mahi ringaringa') --
The men's posture dance ('haka taparahi') --
Three examples of 'haka taparahi' --
The war dance with weapons ('haka peruperu') --
The modern action song ('waiata kori') --
Three Māori action songs --
The dance of welcome ('haka pōwhiri') --
The 'poi' dance ('haka poi').
Responsibility: by Alan Armstrong.

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Provides an introduction to a selection of games and dances of the Maori people.

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