The demigod Māui is suspended over the smoke of a fire by his grandfather, Tamanui-ki-te-rā, after his near-drowning at sea. Māori used this method to revive those who had almost drowned.
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Reference: Chris Slane, Maui: legends of the outcast. Auckland: Godwit Publishing, 1996
Cartoon by Chris Slane
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