Nga Taonga Takaro--'the Treasured Games of our Ancestors.'

Brown, Harko
March 2010
Australasian Parks & Leisure;Autumn2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses the importance of preserving Nga Taonga Takaro, a collection of Maori games. The article discusses the philosophical, cultural and ancient foundation of Maori games. The article also discusses the use of Maori games as educational tools and how these games can be used to improve cultural awareness among students.


Related Articles

  • Traditional Maori Games. Brown, Harko // New Zealand Physical Educator;Nov2014, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p13 

    The article offers information on the Traditional Maori Games (TMGs) workshops held in 2014 in New Zealand for teaching the teachers about health and physical education (HPE) to provide quality education to Maori Students. Topics discussed include use of taonga, intellectual catalysts, used as...

  • Exploring String Games - Whai.  // Physical Educator - Journal of Physical Education New Zealand;Aug2007, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p9 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for playing native Maori Whai string games with students.

  • ETHNIC VALUES IN MODERN POLYCULTURAL ENVIRONMENT. SÄ°VTSEVA, Angelika // Black Sea / Karadeniz;Winter2013, Vol. 5 Issue 19, p76 

    In this article, the concepts "ethnic values" and "ethnic consciousness" are described. Values of young generation in modern polycultural educational environment of a higher educational institution are considered. The author presents the analysis of formation of students' values within...

  • Gifted Lands. Brown, Harko // New Zealand Physical Educator;Feb2012, p23 

    The article offers information about the influence of traditional Maori game on the tribal people Maori and Pakeha tribes. It mentions that chief executive officer of the Waitangi Sports Ground, New Zealand Andy Larsen founded The Waitangi Bowl (WB) tournament and has been coordinating it since...

  • Ti-Uru: 'Game of the Gods'. Brown, Harko // New Zealand Physical Educator;Jul2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p10 

    The article offers information on the Ti-Uru, a traditional Maori civilization game, and the history of games played by Maori people for tribal resilience. Topics discussed include brief information on Maori sports and games, pre-European origin of Ti-Uru, the Matariki festival presented to...

  • The Adaptation of the Horn of Africa Immigrant Students in Higher Education. Hailu, Tekleab Elos; Heng-Yu Ku // Qualitative Report;7/14/2014, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p1 

    The purpose of this study was to explore the challenges first generation immigrant students from the Horn of Africa encountered in their college learning in the United States and the strategies they used to succeed. The participants in the study were ten first generation immigrant students from...

  • COLUMN ONE. R. R. // Education Week;6/19/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 39, p6 

    The article offers news briefs related to students. About four dozen students from Cleveland area high schools plans for developments though the city is struggling with a host of economic and social ills. Lesley College has sponsored a writing contest for middle and high school students to...

  • Stanford Trustee Encourages Cultural Mixing.  // Chinese American Forum;Jul1989, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p29 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Stanford Trustee Encourages Cultural Mixing" which appeared in the March 17, 1989 issue of "Asian Week." Doctor Bernadine Chuck Fong encourages cultural mixing to bring better understanding between students through programs like theme dinners. This...

  • Nine Virtues of the Yakama Nation: Incorporating Native Values into Education. Wilkins, Levina // Democracy & Education;Mar2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p29 

    The article reports on the contributions of the author as a school counselor in the Mount Adams School District in Washington. Along with the native people, she and her students decided to share a virtue for each month of the school year. The school is comprised of 80% native, and the Native...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics