Speech Title: Maori Funerals
General Subject: The cultural traditions and rituals that exist within Maori funerals, or tangi, demonstrate a great deal regarding the Maori attitude towards death and the dead.
Specific Subject: An investigation into the main aspects of a Maori funeral, including the various stages of the process, in order to establish an understanding of the beliefs and attitudes towards death of the Maori culture.
Purpose: To inform my audience about the rituals involved within a tangi, in an attempt to further their knowledge of Maori culture.
I Before the tangi,