Moko Mokai Return Home

Three preserved heads (moko mokai) of Maori warriors have been returned to NZ by the Kelingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow. The action comes after a worldwide search for Maori remains by Te Papa Tongarewa. Maori specialists at Te Papa are working to ascertain the tribal origins of the heads, so that they may be returned to their ancestors for proper burial.


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