Ikawai: Freshwater Fishes in Maori Culture and Economy

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9781877257865: Ikawai: Freshwater Fishes in Maori Culture and Economy

A landmark publication, this book draws together all that has ever been written about the role of freshwater fish in the lives of early Maori. Illustrating the beauty associated with Maori fisheries, it features an extraordinary collection of the author's own drawings as well as Maori art and photographs of the fish themselves along with the artifacts the Maori customarily used in catching fish. Highly informative and filled with significant historical images, this compendium is an essential resource for anyone interested in the lives and livelihood of New Zealand's earliest settlers.

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R. M. McDowall is the author of over a dozen books and almost 500 articles and book chapters about freshwater fish, including Gamekeepers for the Nation and New Zealand Freshwater Fishes. He was the Manager of Freshwater Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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