The cover of Edward Tregear’s book of 1885 shows a Māori man clutching a club with a staff at hand, while a cow gazes over his shoulder. Tregear believed that the language and traditions of Māori demonstrated that they originated from pastoral peoples.
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Reference: Edward Tregear, The Aryan Maori. Wellington: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1885.
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