Kōrero: Moriori

Albatross feathers

Albatross feathers

During the Chatham Islands celebrations for Rēkohu in 1991, Moriori descendants wore albatross feathers in their hair. A traditional symbol of peace, these feathers were presented to the visiting dignitaries.

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Private collection
Photograph by Denise Davis

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, 'Moriori - The second dawn', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1697/albatross-feathers (accessed 29 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017