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The importance of repatriation of ancestral remains to Māori of New Zealand
May 16, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree
“The importance of repatriation of ancestral remains to Māori of New Zealand.”
A presentation by Te Herekiekie Herewini and Ms Hema Temara
- The history of the trade and collection of Māori ancestral remains
- The continuous connection Māori have with their tūpuna (ancestors)
- Māori cultural concepts
- What happens when the ancestors arrive home?
There will be a demonstration of traditional Māori music and instruments.