Maori tribe

Discover the fascinating history, art, and traditions of the Maori tribe. Immerse yourself in their vibrant culture and learn about their unique customs and rituals.
Mokomokai: The Preserved Heads of Maori Tribespeople – CVLT Nation Tattoo, Statue, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Maori, Maori Art, Tribal People, Lion Sculpture, Trophy Head

One of the most valuable Maori artifacts that survive to this day are Mokomokai – the preserved heads of people with Moko. Often, the heads were those of family members or important tribe members, and were treated with the utmost respect and brought out on special occasions. But Mokomokai were also made from the heads […]

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Condemned men, usually slaves and war prisoners would be taken aboard ships, and captains would decide which man’s head he wanted and it would be delivered later-in return for weapons. Mascara, Polynesian People, Polynesian Men, Japanese Traditional, Indigenous Peoples, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Maori, Ancient People

One of the most valuable Maori artifacts that survive to this day are Mokomokai – the preserved heads of people with Moko. Often, the heads were those of family members or important tribe members, and were treated with the utmost respect and brought out on special occasions. But Mokomokai were also made from the heads […]

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