Renowned Hawaiian actor Jason Momoa has been gifted a traditional korowai by Talia Adam which represents his strengths, his love for his family and his heritage.
Talia Adam (Ngāti Maniapoto) creator of Iron Sand Designs posted a photo to Facebook and wrote, “With the blessing of my whakapapa, my waka, my hapū, my iwi, my tupuna and my hands. I stand before you with the love, respect, and strength of our people. Thank you, my brother J for allowing me to create, through my gift of weaving, a Korowai that represents your strengths, your love for your family, your heritage… essentially everything that is you. It was my absolute honour and privilege.”
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