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Cesar

  1. 1. Contemporay Traditiomal Maori Culture ,part 2 "The Maori creation story;the seprationof heaven and earth" by CesarJaime 1/31/12 per 6 Culture anaGeograph y
  2. 2. (according to the Maori tradition)"All 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 closley together,and all was darkness . "
  4. 4.   "Rangi and papa had six sons  Tane -mahuta ,the father of the forest  and their inahabinit s.
  5. 5.   Tawhiri-ma tea, father of winds and storms" .
  6. 6.   Tangarora the father of fish and reptiles
  7. 7.   TU-mataunga,thr father of fierce human beings".
  8. 8.   Haumia-tikitki ,the father of food that grows without cultivation.
  9. 9.   and Rongo-ma-tane, the father of cultivated food.
  10. 10.   "in the begging these six sons and all other beings livein darkness for an extremely long time , able only to wonder what light andvision might be like".
  11. 11.   After a battle betwwen the six sons ,Tu-matauenga ate 4 of his brothers as food ,sparing Tawhiri-ma- tea, the father of winds and storms.
  12. 12.   This is why today people are fierce and have war,why people eat plants and animals, and why there storms

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