The Sacred Tree – Porter, James G

<p>The Sacred Tree</p>

Title

The Sacred Tree

Author

Porter, James G

Publisher

Rigby Australia

Published Date

1982

Annotation

Set in the 1870s when a family went into the New Zealand bush. James cut down a sacred totara tree and the Maoris turned against the family. Was there a way for James’ children to pacify the god of the forest?

Key Concepts

Cultural traditions, Family, Racial conflict, Social life

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

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