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Maoriland Fairy Tales

by Edith Howes

Most of the tales have some basis in history. It is an oral language so all histories have to be remembered and retold. To help with this memory retelling the carvings all have relative information and prompts, stories of Atua (sort of gods) and other people (pakeha) that have been encountered are all blended into the stories.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1913

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Edith Howes

New Zealand

Edith Annie Howes was a New Zealand teacher, educationalist, and writer of children's literature. She was a Member of the Order of the British Empire and received the King George VI Coronation Medal f...

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