Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture Part 2  The Maori Creational Story: The Separation of Heaven and Earth By Eduardo R...
[According to the Maori tradition]'All the humans are descended from one pair of ancestors Rangi and papa,who are also cal...
"In those days,Heaven and Earth clung closely together and all was darkness
'Rangi and Papa had six sons;:[1] Tane-mahuta,the father of the forests and their inhabitants''
"[2]Tawhiri-ma-tea the father of winds and storms
"[3]Tangoroa,the father of fish and reptiles"
[4]Tu-matauenga,the father of fierce human beings
Huamia-tikitiki,the father of food that grows without cultivation
Rongo-ma-tane,the father of cultivated food
in the begginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time able only to wonder wha...
After,tu-matauenge ate 4 of his brothers as food sparing tawhiri-ma-tea,the father of winds and storms
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  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture Part 2  The Maori Creational Story: The Separation of Heaven and Earth By Eduardo Reyes(1/17/12 Period 6  Culture and Geography
  2. 2. [According to the Maori tradition]'All the humans are descended from one pair of 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 six sons;:[1] Tane-mahuta,the father of the forests and their inhabitants''
  5. 5. "[2]Tawhiri-ma-tea the father of winds and storms
  6. 6. "[3]Tangoroa,the father of fish and reptiles"
  7. 7. [4]Tu-matauenga,the father of fierce human beings
  8. 8. Huamia-tikitiki,the father of food that grows without cultivation
  9. 9. Rongo-ma-tane,the father of cultivated food
  10. 10. in the begginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time able only to wonder what light and vision might be like
  11. 11. After,tu-matauenge ate 4 of his brothers as food sparing tawhiri-ma-tea,the father of winds and storms

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