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  • 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, part 2 "The Maori Creation Story: The Separation of Heaven and Earth" By: Alyssa Garcia, January 18 2012 Period 1 Culture and Geography George Grey, 1956, Polynesian Mythology (ed. by William W. Bird):Chrischurch, Whitecombe and Tombs Ltd.250 p.(BL2615.G843p 1956) 
  • 2. (According to Maori tradition) "All Humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa, who are also called Heaven and Earth." 
  • 3. "In those days, Heaven and Earth clung closely together, and all was darkness."
  • 4. "Rangi and Papa had six sons: (1) Tane-mahuta, the father of the forest and inhabitants."
  • 5. "(2) Tawhiri-ma-tea,the father of winds and storms."
  • 6. "(3) Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles."
  • 7. (4) " Tu-matauenga, the father of fierce human beings."
  • 8. (5) " Haumia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without civilization."
  • 9. (8)" and Rongo-ma-tane, the father of cultivated food."
  • 10. " In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time only able to  wonder what light and vision might be like." 

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