Contemporary traditional maori_culture_part_2

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Contemporary traditional maori_culture_part_2

  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, Part 2 "The Maori creation Story: The Separation of Heaven and Earth By Sang Ly, 1-23-12 Period 6, Culture and Geography
  2. 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. 3. "In those days, Heaven and Earth Clung together, and all was darkness.
  4. 4. Rangi and Papa had six sons: 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-matauenga, the father of fierce human beings
  8. 8. Haumia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivation.
  9. 9. And Rongo-ma-tane, the father of cultivated extremely long time, able only to wonder what light and vision might be like.
  10. 10. After a battle between 6 sons, Tu matauenga ate 4 of his brothers as food, sparing Tawhiri-ma-tea, the father of winds and storms.
  11. 11. This is why today people are fierce and have war, people eat plants and animals, and why there are storms.

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