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Maori times, Maori places : prophetic histories / Karen Sinclair.

By: Sinclair, Karen, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Sinclair, Karen, 1947-. Prophetic histories.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2003Description: xii, 272 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0742516385; 9780742516380; 0742516393; 9780742516397.Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Religion | Whakapono | Tohunga matakite | Kōrero nehe | Tāngata | Kōrero taumataDDC classification: 299.92442 | 289.908999442 | 299/.92442 Summary: This book discusses the work of Mareikura and his followers who founded a movement based on the teachings of Mere Rikiriki. The prophetic sayings of Marekura and other voices guide the lives of the people of the Maramatanga.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book is a compilation of twenty-five years of fieldwork with a group of Maori. It is an examination of oral histories, notebooks of songs, diaries, accounts of pilgrimages, and life histories. Critical issues are addressed including written and unwritten histories, colonialism, gender, and membership in Maramatanga. This book examines in great detail what scholars of New Zealand have grown to understand, there is no monolithic Maori voice.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book discusses the work of Mareikura and his followers who founded a movement based on the teachings of Mere Rikiriki. The prophetic sayings of Marekura and other voices guide the lives of the people of the Maramatanga.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Mihi (p. ix)
  • Acknowledgments (p. xi)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Narrative: Te Karere (p. 13)
  • Chapter 1 The Dispensation of Colonialism (p. 17)
  • Chapter 2 Mere Rikiriki at Parewanui: The Genesis of the Maramatanga (p. 36)
  • Chapter 3 Mareikura, Maungarongo, and the Development of the Maramatanga (p. 49)
  • Narrative: Hine Ataarangi (p. 74)
  • Chapter 4 Growth and the Emergence of a New Generation (p. 86)
  • Narrative: Pinenga (p. 105)
  • Chapter 5 Expansion and Consolidation (p. 117)
  • Narrative: Hoana (p. 135)
  • Chapter 6 Pilgrimages to Waitangi (p. 153)
  • Narrative: Raana (p. 167)
  • Chapter 7 Te Umuroa and the Tira Hoe Waka (p. 179)
  • Narrative: Matiu (p. 199)
  • Conclusion: The Tradition of Prophecy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (p. 212)
  • Appendix 1 Kinship Diagrams 1-6 (p. 219)
  • Appendix 2 Nationally Recognized Waiata from the Maramatanga (p. 225)
  • Appendix 3 Flags of the Movement (p. 227)
  • Appendix 4 Interviews, Research, and Notebooks (p. 228)
  • Glossary (p. 229)
  • Endnotes (p. 234)
  • Bibliography (p. 259)
  • Index (p. 265)