Where Native America meets pop culture
December 08, 2007
Maori "Oscar" for pop star
Elton John given 'rare' Maori cloak
New Zealand Maoris have given Sir Elton John a specially-made bird feather cloak granted only to people of high rank.
"It's the Maori equivalent to an Academy Award and (also means) the inclusion of Sir Elton John as an honoured member of Ngati Te Whiti" sub-tribe, said its chairman, Peter Love.
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