News | Published:

Maori Navigation

Naturevolume 119pages297298 (1927) | Download Citation

Subjects

Abstract

THE vessels used by the peoples of the Pacific in their migrations and colonisations are of primary importance in Oceanic ethnology. They have been described by various writers, but only partially, and generally from the technological side. Now, in an interesting Bulletin of the Dominion Museum of New Zealand,1 Mr. Elsdon Best has collected all that is known or can be learned from native sources about Maori canoes. Every aspect of the subject is discussed and fully illustrated by copies of early prints or modern photographs.

Authors

  1. Search for SIDNEY H. RAY in:

About this article

Publication history

Issue Date

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/119297b0

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing