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Hokopanopano Ka Toi Moriori (Reigniting Moriori Arts): Memory Work on Rēkohu (Chatham Islands)

Since European discovery of Rēkohu (Chatham Islands) in 1791, the pacifist Moriori population declined rapidly as a result of introduced diseases (to which they had no immunity) and killing and enslavement by Māori iwi (tribes) from the New Zealand ‘mainland’ following their invasion in 1835. When (full-blooded) Tame Horomona Rehe—described on his headstone as the […]