Revival for New Zealand’s Moriori Nearly Pushed to Cultural Death

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — On the windswept coast of Chatham Island, about 500 miles east of mainland New Zealand, stands a statue of a thick-jowled, cheerful man, his gaze fixed on the endless sea stretched before him. The memorial honors Tommy Solomon, who for decades has been mythologized as the last “full-blooded” member of the […]

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