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The Maori by Artemis-Archeress

The Maori by Artemis-Archeress

People of Potae Ave deep within the dark recesses behind your...

People of Potae Ave deep within the dark recesses behind your.

Two-handed weapons: pouwhenua

Two-handed weapons: pouwhenua – Mau rākau – Māori use of weaponry

Taiaha: This was a favourite weapon in the old fighting days, and warriors were trained until they became remarkably proficient in its use. When a man armed with a taiaha wished to take advantage of an enemy, he would advance with his weapon at the trail (to), the blade (rau) at the rear and lowered close to the earth. When near enough to strike, the rau would be quickly raised and the blow delivered.

The most powerful gift to give a chief. Taiaha A Nuku

A maripi is a Maori weapon comprised of a wooden paddle with shark teeth inbedded into the cutting edge.

A maripi is a Maori weapon comprised of a wooden paddle with shark teeth inbedded into the cutting edge.

19th century Maori wooden small comb (Heru Mapara). Extremeley rare, made of separate wooden teeth lashed together with flax fibre. Length 11 cm

Extremeley rare, made of separate wooden teeth lashed together with flax fibre.

Your designs can spark a whole range of emotions in people. Color theory unlocks the secrets of how to use hues to inspire joy, sadness, and even hunger.

Color wheel: Your designs can spark a whole range of emotions in people. Color theory unlocks the secrets of how to use hues to inspire joy, sadness, and even hunger.