Moriori


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Moriori

(ˌmɒrɪˈɔːrɪ)
npl -ri or -ris
1. (Peoples) a Polynesian people of New Zealand, esp of the Chatham Islands, closely related to the mainland Māori: now racially intermixed
2. (Peoples) a member of this people
3. (Languages) the language of the Moriori, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
adj
4. (Peoples) of or relating to the Moriori or their language
5. (Languages) of or relating to the Moriori or their language
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The Crown has signed an agreement in principle with Hokotehi Moriori Trust to settle the historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of Moriori, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today.
Targeted at Maori and Moriori populations, it provides a wide range of services to 486 of the 600 people living on the Chathams and was established in 2003.
1978 Was the Skull of the Moriori Artificially Deformed?
AUCKLAND (CyHAN)- A United States museum has agreed to the largest ever return of bodily remains of indigenous New Zealand Maori and Moriori peoples.
Queer Polynesian film reception, feminism, and worldview offer crucial insights into the religious and gender aspects of Maori, Moriori, and Kanaka Maoli media.
131, where Hill appears to be attempting to establish that the family of Ranga are surviving Moriori (rather than Maori) and that therefore they have substantial land rights in the Waikato region.
In 1835 two Maori tribes from Aotearoa/New Zealand (aided by a European mercenary ship) invaded Rekohu, killing as many as 230 Moriori adults and enslaving others.
He became magistrate and Native Land Court judge in the Chatham Islands, the home of the Moriori people, where he heard land claims and wrote the only dictionary of the Moriori language.
The Canterbury University College biologist Arthur Dendy recorded that Moriori skeletons remained on the Chatham Islands in 'immense quantity', so that '[i]n many places .
For example, there is the settlement of the far-distant Chatham Islands by "mainland" Maori and the development of the new Moriori culture (29), and the stories told to any New Zealand schoolchild about the great Maori war parties (for example, Te Rauparaha) from the North Island, travelling by large canoes over long distances, to vanquish the southern Maori tribes.
The four sets of remains include two Maori skulls, a Moriori skull from the Chatham Islands off New Zealand's east coast and a section of pelvis.
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