Do you know of the Haka?

@Shula101 (268)
New Zealand
April 10, 2009 4:42am CST
How many people here know of the Haka and its purpose? :p. I love the Haka. Its so, powerful.
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@clorissa123 (4930)
• United States
10 Apr 09
No, what is Haka, and what is its purpose? I need to know some, new to me.
@Shula101 (268)
• New Zealand
10 Apr 09
Lol sorry i should've grabbed a Link before posting -_-. Links- "And youtube HAka V's Aboriginal War Cry" for an amazing Performance. To be quick, The Haka is a traditional war dance performed by the New Zealand Maori people. In the old times, the Haka performed by 300 warriors(men and women) could scare off an army of 1,000 British troops. Today, it is best used in sporting events as a type of challenge to the opposing team. Teams world wide in any sport NZ competes in, takes a chance at facing the Haka as a test of bravery.
10 Apr 09
I love it too and totally agree with you! I saw it live once when Scotland were playing new zeland at home, it was absolutely amazing! I had a recording of it on my camera but I accidentally wiped it. I know for a fact that if I was standing opposite them before a match that it would make me nervous. My boyfriend has a t-shirt with all the moves on it, Ill try to find it and take a pic and post it on here (if I can manage)