Legend has it that twelve large canoes each carried a different tribe. Even today, most Maori people can say which original tribe they are d...

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. This is a Maori woman in New Zealand.

Tattoed Māori Woman wearing traditional Garb, a Cloak made of Kiwi Feathers

Tattoed Maori woman wearing traditional garb – a cloak made of kiwi feathers.

「彼らがこの世から消えてしまう前に、その記録を世界に残しておきたい!」。イギリスのフォトグラファーJimmy Nelson氏は、2009年からプロジェクト『BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY』を開始。世界の少数民族の姿を写したハイクオリティな写真は、世界中の人々に今まで知り得なかった新しい世界を見せてくれる。彼らと寝食を共にしながら、撮影されたのが、ここに紹介する写真だ。01.ヒンバ...

イギリスの写真家が出会った、世界の「少数民族」

Photographer Jimmy Nelson doesn’t want us to forget about indigenous people. So he has imagined the portraits project “Before They Pass Away”

The native Maori people of New Zealand have tattooed their faces for centuries. They had a complex warrior culture before the arrival of Europeans, and suffered under early colonialism, but have experienced a cultural revival since the 60′s.   The marks are called moko, and are etched with chisels instead of needles to leave grooves along with the ink. The true form is sacred, unique to each. ❣Julianne McPeters❣ no pin limits

bigwordsandsharpedges: “ The native Maori people of New Zealand have tattooed their faces for centuries. They had a complex warrior culture before the arrival of Europeans, and suffered under early colonialism, but have experienced a cultural revival.

A Maori man with ta moko (facial tattoo) and woman doing hongi (traditional Maori greeting) with the Pohutu Geyser behind, Te Puia (New Zeal...

A Maori man with ta moko (facial tattoo) and woman doing hongi (traditional Maori greeting) with the Pohutu Geyser behind, Te Puia (New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute), Rotorua, New Zealand 2011 Blaine Harrington III

Famous Maori New Zealanders - Pita Sharples of the Maori Party(government) and kapa haka leader/performer respected amongst our people.

Ta Moko (tattooing) has always been an important part of Maori culture. Receiving tattoos is an important step to maturity and there are many rites and rituals associated with the event.

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