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Elsdon Best
30 June 18569 September 1931
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Farm worker, soldier, sawmiller, health inspector, ethnographer, writer.

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This scraper-board drawing shows a 'tuahu' or 'wahi tapu' (sacred place), where various religious and magical rites were performed. In 'The Maori As He Was' Elsdon Best states that each of these stones represented a certain 'atua' (god)

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