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Manu Maori : bird legends and customs Murdoch Riley.

By: Riley, Murdoch.
Contributor(s): Melbourne, Hirini.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paraparaumu, N.Z. : Viking Sevenseas c2006Description: 88 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 0854671242 (hbk.) :.Uniform titles: Manu Maori : bird legends and customs Contained works: Melbourne, Hirini. Forest and ocean.Subject(s): Birds -- New Zealand -- Folklore | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Fowling -- New Zealand | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Hunting | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs | Manu | Pūrākau | Tikanga tuku iho | Tānemāhuta | Tāhere manu | Birds -- New Zealand -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs -- History -- Juvenile literature | Fowling -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: z398.20993 RIL
Contents:
In the beginning -- Status of birds in the Maori world -- Birds in legend -- Birds for food, ornament and medicine -- Teachings of the houses of learning -- Creation and the Gods -- Origin of birds -- Land and sea birds and the origin of humans -- Sacred and protective birds -- Communications with bird gods -- Minor and family gods -- Love charms -- Maui-potiki -- Manaia figures -- Kites in bird form -- Korotangi -- Winged and flying men -- Origins of bird names -- Named after birds -- Birds aplenty in Aotearoa -- Protecting the life essence (Mauri) of the forest -- Astral bird lore -- Bird taking -- Snaring and spearing the pigeon -- Snaring and spearing the parrot -- Catching ducks and Kiwi -- Taking the tui, the parakeet and other birds -- Removal of tapu and "first fruits" ceremonies -- Cooking birds -- Preserving birds -- Celebration and conservation -- References -- Hirini Melbourne "Forest and Ocean" CD titltes.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A beautiful book about traditional Maori bird legends and customs. It includes bird photographs and a CD of music and songs in Maori.

Accompanied by sound disc entitled: Forest and ocean : bird & other songs / composed & sung in Ma¿¿ori by Hirini Melbourne.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-87) and bird photo index.

In the beginning -- Status of birds in the Maori world -- Birds in legend -- Birds for food, ornament and medicine -- Teachings of the houses of learning -- Creation and the Gods -- Origin of birds -- Land and sea birds and the origin of humans -- Sacred and protective birds -- Communications with bird gods -- Minor and family gods -- Love charms -- Maui-potiki -- Manaia figures -- Kites in bird form -- Korotangi -- Winged and flying men -- Origins of bird names -- Named after birds -- Birds aplenty in Aotearoa -- Protecting the life essence (Mauri) of the forest -- Astral bird lore -- Bird taking -- Snaring and spearing the pigeon -- Snaring and spearing the parrot -- Catching ducks and Kiwi -- Taking the tui, the parakeet and other birds -- Removal of tapu and "first fruits" ceremonies -- Cooking birds -- Preserving birds -- Celebration and conservation -- References -- Hirini Melbourne "Forest and Ocean" CD titltes.

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