Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture,part2 The Maori Creation Story:The separation of Heaven and Earth By SuiKang fang,1...
According to the Maori tradition "All humans are descended from one pairof ancestors, Rangi and Papa ,who are also ca...
In those days, Heaven and Earth clung closely together, and all was darkness
Rangi and papa had sixsons:(1) Tane-mahuta, the father of the forests and their inhabitants"
  Tawhiri-ma-tea, the father of winds and storms.
Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles.
Tu-mataueer of fierce human beings.
Haumia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivation.
Rongo-ma-tane, the father of cultivated food.
In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time, able to wonder what lig...
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  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture,part2 The Maori Creation Story:The separation of Heaven and Earth By SuiKang fang,1/19/12 period 6 Culture and Gepgraphy 
  2. 2. According to the Maori tradition "All humans are descended from one pairof ancestors, Rangi and Papa ,who are also called Heaven and Earth."
  3. 3. In those days, Heaven and Earth clung closely together, and all was darkness
  4. 4. Rangi and papa had sixsons:(1) Tane-mahuta, the father of the forests and their inhabitants"
  5. 5.   Tawhiri-ma-tea, the father of winds and storms.
  6. 6. Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles.
  7. 7. Tu-mataueer of fierce human beings.
  8. 8. Haumia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivation.
  9. 9. Rongo-ma-tane, the father of cultivated food.
  10. 10. In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time, able to wonder what light and vision might be like.

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