The Whale Rider
by Brett and Josiah
- Fought against the British
- Took place in the mid-1800's
- Maori is an Austronesian language.
- Brought to New Zealand by polynesian people.
Maori Culture and Traditions
- The culture revolves around singing, dancing, carving, and weaving.
- When someone dies, ancient rituals, myths, legends, and songs are passed on to the younger generation.