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Koru art to represent family

We began looking at Maori art before we went on our trip to the Marae and how we can represent ourselves and our family. This is our koru a.

maori koru art for kids

vivid and dyes - Calendar art? Lots of other great lesson ideas on this wikispace

The entwined Double Koru is a Maori symbol that is said to represent two lives growing together. The Sky Father and Earth Mother joined.

The entwined Double Koru is a Maori symbol that is said to represent two lives growing together. The Sky Father and Earth Mother joined.

Maori Art - NZ Silver Fern

NZ Maori inspired fern image is not literal but organic in movement. I do like the way that this image has several colors inside of it providing movement and interest even though it is a single image.

Hei Matau means a 'fish hook' in Maori. The Maori people are primarily fishermen and the fish hook symbolizes prosperity, abundance, health and a good luck charm for safe travel over the seas, while also accentuating the close connection of the Maori with sea and fishing. It also represents the land of the Maori.

The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.

NZ Maori Bone Hei Matau Carved Fishhook Necklace

NZ Maori Bone Hei Matau Carved Fishhook Necklace