The Maori:Creation story The Maori Creation Story: The separation of Heaven and Earth               By: Anna Ching January...
  <ul><li>All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa. </li></ul>
  <ul><li>According to the Maori tradition &quot; All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa, who...
  <ul><li>New Zealand is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia. </li></ul>
  <ul><li>Some contemporary Maori are traditional,some love non-traditional,modern lives. </li></ul>
  <ul><li>One tradition of the Maori culture is the Haka  </li></ul>
  <ul><li>Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles. </li></ul>
  <ul><li>Tumatauenga, the father of the forests and their inhabitants. </li></ul>
  <ul><li>Haunia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivated food.  </li></ul>
  <ul><li>In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. The Maori:Creation story The Maori Creation Story: The separation of Heaven and Earth               By: Anna Ching January 13 2011.             Period 1 Culture and Geography 
  2. 2.   <ul><li>All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa. </li></ul>
  3. 3.   <ul><li>According to the Maori tradition &quot; All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa, who are also called Heaven and Earth. </li></ul>
  4. 4.   <ul><li>New Zealand is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia. </li></ul>
  5. 5.   <ul><li>Some contemporary Maori are traditional,some love non-traditional,modern lives. </li></ul>
  6. 6.   <ul><li>One tradition of the Maori culture is the Haka  </li></ul>
  7. 7.   <ul><li>Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles. </li></ul>
  8. 8.   <ul><li>Tumatauenga, the father of the forests and their inhabitants. </li></ul>
  9. 9.   <ul><li>Haunia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivated food.  </li></ul>
  10. 10.   <ul><li>In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time. </li></ul>

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