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Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory Poia Rewi

Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory

Poia Rewi

Published March 6th 2014
ISBN : 9781306476751
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249 pages
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Based on in-depth research and interviews with 30 tribal elders, this guidebook to whaikoreroor New Zealand s traditional Maori oratoryis the first introduction to this fundamental art form. Assessing whaikorero s origin, history, structure,MoreBased on in-depth research and interviews with 30 tribal elders, this guidebook to whaikoreroor New Zealand s traditional Maori oratoryis the first introduction to this fundamental art form. Assessing whaikorero s origin, history, structure, language, and style of delivery, this volume features a range of speech samples in Maori with English translations and captures the wisdom and experience of the Maori tribal groups, including Ngai Tuhoe, Ngati Awa, Te Arawa, and Waikato-Maniapoto. Informative and noteworthy, this bilingual examination will interest both modern practitioners of whaikorero and Maori culture aficionados.