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BEST Elsdon 1903. Food products of Tuhoeland: being notes on the food-supplies of a non-agricultural tribe of the natives of New Zealand: together with some account of various customs, superstitions etc. pertaining to foods.. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute(35): 45-111
AUTHOR: BEST Elsdon
PUBLICATION DATE: 1903
TITLE: Food products of Tuhoeland: being notes on the food-supplies of a non-agricultural tribe of the natives of New Zealand: together with some account of various customs, superstitions etc. pertaining to foods.
PUBLISHER: Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.
FOOD: Key reference on food. Notes on the diet of the Tūhoe and traditions pertaining to food. Sections on fernroot, orchids, tī, raupō, tawa, tutu, mamaku, mushrooms, hue (gourd). Also grubs, beetles, earthworms ; fishing (eels, kokopu, inanga) and net types; potatoes (varieties listed), greens; cooking of food (process and terminology); customs, sayings, rites associated with food; hakari (feasts).
LINK WORDS: cabbage tree, Typha, potato cultivar, wild food, Beilschmiedia, fishing, perei, insects, orchid, Phormium, Lagenaria, fungi, Solanum, Pteridium, Coriaria, Cyathea, food keyref, flax, traditions, aruhe, Cordyline
RECORD NUMBER: 2006