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2 edition of Maori string figures found in the catalog.

Maori string figures

Johannes Carl Andersen

Maori string figures

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Published by Pub. on behalf of the author by the Board of Maori ethnological research in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • String figures.,
    • Ethnology -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Johannes C. Andersen.
      SeriesMemoirs of the Board of Maori ethnological research,, v. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN455.S9 A4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 173, [1] p.
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6473256M
      LC Control Number44028139
      OCLC/WorldCa7936936


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Get this from a library. Māori string figures. [Johannes C Andersen; New Zealand. Board of Māori Ethnological Research.] -- Details of a collection of Māori string games featuring figures and tricks observed by the author on expeditions to Rotorua inthe marae of Koriniti, Hiruhārama and Pipiriki on the Whanganui.

Genre/Form: Games: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Andersen, Johannes Carl, Maori string figures. Wellington, N.Z., Pub. on behalf of the.

WORDS RECITED DURING STRING GAMES. According to Edward Tregear in The Maori race (), the "Cat's Cradle” (whai, huhi, or maui) "was known to the Maoris as to almost all the inhabitants of the Malay Archipelago and South was played with the two hands and a piece of string, assuming very complicated forms; sometimes a whole drama was played by means of the changing shapes.

Books shelved as maori: The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera, The Bone People by Keri Hulme, Once Were Warriors by Alan Duff, Potiki by Patricia Grace, and T. Making string figures is a pastime that kids and adults throughout the world have enjoyed for thousands of years.

String figures are really fun to make. Long before TV, or even books, people were using string figures to illustrate the stories they told around the campfire.

More than half of the string figures described in this book open in the same way; to avoid constant repetition therefore, we may follow Drs.

Rivers and Haddon (p. ), and call this very general method of beginning Opening A. It should be learned now, because in the descriptions of the figures in which it occurs, the first movement will be. Andersen points out that the only difference is in the opening (see page 26 of his book Maori String Figures).

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When put over the hands, hooked over the thumbs and little fingers and pulled taut but not tight, a rectangular loop is formed that is the basis of the. The Japanese call these Ayatori.

Instructions for how to make a star cat's cradle string figure out of string in this easy step by step video tutorial. A cool string trick to impress your friends. A marae is a sacred place which served both religious and social purposes in pre-Christian Polynesian societies and in some modern Polynesian societies, such as Māori, today.

In all these languages, the word also means "cleared, free of weeds, trees, etc." It generally consists of an area of cleared land roughly rectangular (the marae itself), bordered with stones or wooden posts (called au. String Figures Depict the Universe - An excerpt of two illustrations from "Artists in String" by Kathleen Haddon; a book showing how different cultures express information using a loop of string.

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Some figures require more than one person to form them. The use of several people to form a complicated design is quite common. Whare. A beginner should master one figure at a time. When some skill has been attained, forming the figures while singing a song is a. Maori (mä´ōrē), people of New Zealand and the Cook Islands, believed to have migrated in early times from other islands of tradition asserts that seven canoes brought their ancestors to New Zealand.

The Maori language is closely related to Tahitian, Hawaiian, and other languages spoken on the islands lying E of Samoa in the South Pacific. J.C. Andersen - Maori String Figures. Board of Maori Ethnological Research Decorative cloth with rafter patern. James Cowan [compiler] Sketchs of Old New Zealand.

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Shearer, Government Printer, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. Games and Pastimes of the Maori. An Account of Various Exercises, Games, and Pastimes of the Natives of New Zealand, As Practised in Former Times; Including Some Information Concerning Their Vocal and Instrumental Music, Best, Elsdon, A.

Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington. Learn more about Maori Games Stick games are included on this helpful link page, as well as other Maori games, like string figures.

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Remember string games and fugures like "Jacob's Ladder", "Kitty Whiskers", "Cup and Saucer" or Cats Cradle. Those are only the beginning. You just need some string for this fun filled activity, making it ideal for playing in the car on long trips.

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Talks about string games and the types of strings that are suitable for these games. Describes the cup and saucer string figure. Relates the mystery of the missing watches and provides the answer to the.