tupuna

tupuna

(təˈpuːnə)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a variant spelling of tipuna
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Ehara i te mea kei te hono ano noa iho i a ngai Maori ki o ratou whenua tupuna, engari, kei te whakahoki ano hoki i te rangatiratanga, otira, te tino rangatiratanga ki a ratou," te korero a Nanaia Mahuta.
lands and waters that sustained my tupuna (ancestors) who brought me
* Na Matariki i tohutohu mai o tatou tupuna ma runga waka.
And I went to see who it was, but it was the tupuna [ancestors].
Cherrington has always stressed, in her academic writing, that '[t]hose diagnosing Maori patients need to be aware of the fact that Maori cultural beliefs accept and even condone certain phenomena such as seeing spirits and hearing their tupuna'.
This view includes not just their obligations and connections to whanau, (family), iwi (tribe) and tupuna (ancestor/s) but also connections to the natural world (Te Ara, 2010).
Wairua: Explore client/whanau connectedness e.g., whenua, whanau, whakapapa; tupuna, taonga, atua and esoteric experiences which could be of therapeutic relevance to the client/whanau
Tupuna Awa: People and Politics of the Waikato River
Forced to journey without tracks in jandals and longjohns wayfarers needs weave from found and bequeath a kahuwhakamarumaruwairua or bleed into darkness Aue Aue Aue Wairua a tupuna breathe aroha impervious to blizzards weave a cloak with hood hand kissed throat clasp brushed with lips kihi to dispel shadow.
Tangata whenua/ iwi kainga/ hau kainga (people of the land, of the host marae) are seated to the right of this whare tupuna (ancestral house), when looking out from the house to the marae atea.