Kōrero: Treaty of Waitangi

Women signatories to the Treaty of Waitangi

The Treaty of Waitangi was signed by women of mana as well as male chiefs. Roll over the place names on this map to see some of these signatures. Since they were not yet literate, the women signed by drawing a version of their moko, or facial tattoo, on the treaty.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Claudia Orange, 'Treaty of Waitangi - Creating the Treaty of Waitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/36341/women-signatories-to-the-treaty-of-waitangi (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012