Maori genealogy - definition of Maori genealogy by The Free Dictionary
whakapapa (redirected from Maori genealogy)
whakapapa (ˈhwækəpæpə; ˈfæk-)
(Anthropology & Ethnology) NZ genealogy; family tree
References in periodicals archive
Te Rangikaheke chronicled Maori genealogy
that reflected his own Te Arawa ancestry, but following Grey's publications these stories eventually became representative of all Maori.
I must say that I agree with Witi Ihimaera's definition of who is a Maori writer: they are people with Maori genealogy
who identify as Maori and people who are accepted as Maori.