Māori Plant Use

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BEST Elsdon 1929. The Whare Kōhanga (The 'Nest-House') and its Lore - comprising data pertaining to procreation, baptism and infant betrothal etc. contributed by members of the Ngāti-Kahungunu Tribe of the North Island of New Zealand. Dominion Museum Bulletin 13
AUTHOR: BEST Elsdon
PUBLICATION DATE: 1929
TITLE: The Whare Kōhanga (The 'Nest-House') and its Lore - comprising data pertaining to procreation, baptism and infant betrothal etc. contributed by members of the Ngāti-Kahungunu Tribe of the North Island of New Zealand
PUBLISHER: Dominion Museum Bulletin.
NOTES: Māori procedure 'in cases of birth in families of high standing'. Contemporary account of practices of Ngati-Kahungunu. Includes some uses of plants in infant care, baptism rites.
LINK WORDS: tītoki, kahikatea, pregnancy, tāwhiri, harakeke, māpua, Pittosporum, Eleocharis, medicinal, Dacrycarpus, Macropiper, horopito, houhere, kawakawa, Phormium, flax fibre, Hoheria, makahakaha, childcare, Pseudowintera, Alectryon, hīnau
RECORD NUMBER: 2240