Dressed in Māori costume and tattooed on his face and body, from 1836 Barnet Burns gave lectures to English audiences about his action-packed life among Māori on the East Coast of New Zealand.
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A. E. Korver. 'Burns, Barnet', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated August, 2020. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1b50/burns-barnet (accessed 18 October 2021)