Ka Mate Ka Mate gets an American Accent

An American accent American College football team, the Brigham Young University Cougars have adopted their version of the haka Ka mate Ka mate. Lead by American-born Maori Bryce Mahuika, Utah’s Cougars have adopted the practice of performing the haka before games, much to the delight of American crowds. Mahuika said it was an honour to share his culture with American fans and is confident the haka will become a tradition for the team.


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