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The Art of Aute

The Art of Aute.

by Matahana Tikao Calman

Little is known about the history of cloth-making in Aotearoa. This article is a useful introduction to a tradition that’s found across the Pacific. Nikau Hindin has led the way with its recent revival in New Zealand – both learning a cloth-making practice that’s been around for centuries, then using this cloth for her art.

Series: School Journal Level 3 August 2020

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Related titles: see TSM

Topics: ancestors, art, aute, culture, navigation, Nikau Hardin, Papatūānuku, paper mulberry, patu aute, stars, sustainability, tapa cloth, tradition, tūpuna

In: School Journal Level 3 August 2020

Publication date: August 2020

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