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Māori religion and mythology

Elsdon Best

Māori religion and mythology

being an account of the cosmogony, anthropogeny, religious beliefs and rites, magic and folk lore of the Māori folk of New Zealand

by Elsdon Best

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Published by Te Papa Press in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Religion.,
  • Mythology, Maori.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elsdon Best.
    SeriesDominion Museum bulletin -- no. 10-11
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (424, 682 p.) :
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20792697M
    ISBN 101877385050, 1877385069


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Best, Elsdon. Māori religion and mythology. 2 vols. Wellington: Te Papa Press, (originally published ). Orbell, Margaret. Main article: Māori mythology Traditional Māori religion, that is, the pre-European belief system of the Māori, was little modified from that of their tropical Eastern Polynesian homeland (Hawaiki Nui), conceiving of everything, including natural elements and all living things as connected by common descent through whakapapa or genealogy.

In Māori mythology, Tangaroa (also Takaroa) is one of the great gods, the god of the is a son of Ranginui and Papatūānuku, Sky and he joins his brothers Rongo, Tūmatauenga, Haumia, and Tāne in the forcible separation of their parents, he is attacked by his brother Tāwhirimātea, the god of storms, and forced to hide in the sea.

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Māori culture is an integral part of life in New Zealand, influencing everything from cuisine to customs, and language. Māori are the tangata whenua, the indigenous people, of New Zealand. They came here more than years ago from their mythical Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki.

Today, one in. All resources that are on a Māori subject, are written by Māori authors or are written for Māori students are shelved in these collections according to the dewey decimal classification (DDC) system. That is, a book about Māori health will be in the Māori Collection, shelved under the DDC number of - Explore bmkelly1's board "Maori mythology" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Maori, Maori art and Mythology pins. Fascinating deities from Maori mythology and their stories. Please consider supporting me on Patreon: Fantastic beasts, supernatural spirits, and cunning creatures of Norse Mythology Mythological Creatures of Norse Mythology.

There is the thing that was on the Bigfoot sure it is an Orc Tagged with monsters, awesome, the more you know, storytime, mythology; World Mythology World Mythology. Māori Religious Movements. Pre-European Māori recognised a hierarchy of gods and spiritual influences that connected the community with the environment.

While colonialism led to many Māori converting to Christianity it also gave rise to new Māori-centric religions like Ringatu, Pai Mārire and later Ratana. Māori Myths and Legends. Explore Māori culture through pūrakau about creation myths including; gods, goddesses, whenua, taniwha, Ranginui and Papatūānuku, the exploits of Māui, the voyage of Kupe and the discovery of Aotearoa.

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The idea that the Io represented a pre-Christian understanding of "God" much like the Christian God would be propagated by Elsdon Best in his Maori Religion and Mythology. The Io tradition was initially rejected by scholars including. Fletcher, H. (Henry James), Hinemoa With Notes & Vocabulary (Maori) (as Translator); Shortland, Edward, Maori Religion and Mythology Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure.

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From legends of star-crossed lovers to the creation of light and dark, these myths form an oral history of our people, and have been passed down through the generations.

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Other titles include: Nga mahi a nga tupuna and. A solar deity is a god or goddess in mythology who represents the sun, or an aspect of it, usually by its perceived power and strength. Solar deities and sun worship can be found throughout most of recorded history in various forms.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes The mythology of the ancient Near East / Iris Furlong -- Egypt: myth and the reality / M.V. Seton-Williams -- The Hebrew God and his female complements / Athalya Brenner -- Greece / Barbara Smith -- Slav mythology / Julia Vytkovskaya -- Celtic goddesses: myths and mythology / Juliette Wood -- Scandinavia / Carolyne Larrington -- Mythology of Pages: These practices remained until the arrival of Europeans, when much of Māori religion and mythology was supplanted by Christianity.

Today, Māori "tend to be followers of Presbyterianism, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), or Māori Christian groups such as Rātana and Ringatū ", [ 71 ] but with Catholic, Anglican and.

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Reed. Classic collection of key narratives: the creation of the universe, of Rangi and Papa and the children of earth and sky, of Maui and Tawhaki, of taniwha and patupaiarehe, supernatural monsters and fairies, and of heroes and lovers. These stories are part of the culture and heritage of Aotearoa.