Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes.   The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.     www.boneart.co.nz

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and axe with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.

Berlin artist and illustrator Daniela Uhlig shares some beautiful portraits of ethnic women using digital mediums.  Prolific Berlin artist a...

Beautiful Portraits of Ethnic Women from Daniela Uhlig

Berlin artist and illustrator Daniela Uhlig shares some beautiful portraits of ethnic women using digital mediums. Prolific Berlin artist a.

http://larskrutak.com/embodied-symbols-of-the-south-seas-tattoo-in-polynesia/

Ta Moko is the tradtional facial tattooing of the Maori people of New Zealand: "It's like turning your soul inside out for everyone to see and it keeps you humble. You don't need to talk about yourself so much because it is there for people to see.

Jane (Maori woman from the Hawkes Bay district)

Jane (Maori woman from the Hawkes Bay district) with moko (face tattoo)

Unidentified Maori Male Manatunga exhibition from the Sir George Grey Special Collections A2 7-A6990  Copyright: No known Copyright. Please acknowledge 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries

Unidentified Maori Male Manatunga exhibition from the Sir George Grey Special Collections Copyright: No known Copyright. Please acknowledge 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries

Pulman & Son-Portrait of the Maori Chief Anehana

New Zealand / Maori: Portrait of Anehana : Lot 4073

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