Maori mama, New Zealand. This is how my grandmother carried my mother. My mother remembers riding on her mothers back while her younger sister rode on the front. I am a babywearer like my grandmother was before me...
Portrait of Harimate, a Maori girl, with moko, wearing a cloak and with a white feather in her shoulder-length hair. Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington, circa 1900, probably in the Wanganui region.
Goal: Learn as much as I can about my Maori heritage.
Maori Girls Dressed in Traditional Maori Costume, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand
Princess Piki being anointed to become Maori Queen 1966 Aetearoa New Zealand