Pacific Islander Festival 2018
Ski Beach, San Diego, California - September 23, 2018: Two female dancers from Te Rahita Nui dance group at the Pacific Islander Festival posing along the water's edge. The Pacific Islander Festival at Ski Beach along Mission Bay is a celebration of the cultures of the indigenous nations of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. It was an amazing weekend of food, dance performances and great photo opportunities! Thanks guys for all your views, comments and favs! Text and photo copyright by…
44 Captivating Native Maori Portraits From 19th Century New Zealand - Flashbak
In 1815, the first British missionaries arrived in Aotearoa (land of the long white cloud). Dubbed Nieuw Zeeland by adventurer Abel Tasman Nieuw Zeeland, after the Dutch province of Zeeland, the country would be changed in 1840 when the British and many Maori tribes signed the Treaty of Waitangi.
Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district | National Library of New Zealand
Carte de visite portrait of an unidentified Maori woman, taken, probably in the 1880s, by Samuel Carnell of Napier. Dated from use of dry plate pr...
The FDFM Agenda, the 1997 Constitution, Communal Voting … and the Great Council of Chiefs
The Australian-based Fiji Democracy and Freedom Movement (FDFM) interim president Suliasi Daunitutu has again defended the inclusion of the Great Council of Chiefs in his organization’s solution to the Fiji situation, saying that opposition to the GCC being allowed to ‘reconvene to deliberate on the affairs of the nation because it is unelected or a colonial invention ’ is irrelevant and misplaced.’ The FDFM in Australia is sticking to its belief the Bose Levu Vakaturaga (GCC) must play a…
Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.
Remarkable portraits show the last traditionally inked Maori women
The late 19th and early 20th century photographs show some of the last Maori women to wear the traditional ta moko face marking in New Zealand before it was outlawed by British colonialists.