Whai or Cat's Cradle - Games and Pastimes of the Maori

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This far-spread pastime was a pre-European usage in Maoriland, as also were kites, tops and hoops. It is generally termed whai, in full Te whai wawewawe a Maui, occasionally maui and huhi. In myth its origin is accredited to Maui, one of the old heroes, demigods, or personifications beloved of the Maori, and so it is sometimes called by his name...


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