Maori woman with tattoo This has meaning it is tradition, it has mana, power.

Maori woman with tattoo This has meaning it is tradition, it has mana, power.

A Hongi, A maori greeting … like a kiss on the cheek or a shake of the hand when you say hello as well as a show of respect to those we meet on occasion … Our ancestors were  distinctive leaders in there convictions in the nature of things and the greeting was no different … a personal space in its greeting such as this would give reading of the body langauge noting signs either from the eyes, smell and touch to give warning if the visits were either peacful or not ...

A Hongi, A maori greeting … like a kiss on the cheek or a shake of the hand when you say hello as well as a show of respect to those we meet on occasion … Our ancestors were distinctive leaders in there convictions in the nature of things and the greeting was no different … a personal space in its greeting such as this would give reading of the body langauge noting signs either from the eyes, smell and touch to give warning if the visits were either peacful or not ...

Homemade Piupiu Skirt on a Budget #costumes #diy #maori #piupiu

Homemade Girl’s Piupiu Skirt

Full Kapa Haka Costume #costumes #diy #maori #kapahaka

Homemade Girl’s Kapa Haka

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