The Maori greeting and custom of touching foreheads and noses together allowing one to share the same breath is called the Hongi. It is a way of seeing each other on a soul level, seeing each other as equal.
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all,.. So hold fast to your dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly,...
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Maori Moko | Maori man with ta moko (facial tattoo) and woman doing hongi ...
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Photograph:A Maori man greets a tourist using the traditional Maori form of welcome. Why does this give me such butterflies?