The legends of Maui and Tahaki

by Burrows, Edwin G.

Publisher: Kraus Reprint in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 100 Downloads: 805
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  • Texts,
  • Tuamotuan language,
  • Music,
  • Legends,
  • Polynesian Mythology,
  • Maui (Polynesian deity)

Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by] translated by J. F. Stimson. --
SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum. Bulletin -- 127., Bernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin -- 127.
LC ClassificationsGN670 .B4 no.127
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26537668M

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appears in the legend: "The Oahu Legends of Maui" in the book: Westervelt, W. D., Legends of Ma-ui, a Demi God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina on pages:   In “The Maui Myths,” Maori natives of Tolago (today called Tolaga) Bay, North Island, New Zealand recount Maui’s mytho-history which aided in the creation of Disney made up the fictional island of Motunui as a conglomerate of many aspects of different Polynesian cultures, it is no surprise that they also mixed and matched various stories of Maui, that vary between the Pacific. Māori legends, stories and myths are passed down through the generations by the tradition of oral history - the telling of ancient stories, myths and legends. This tradition continues today and is practised in schools, on many marae and by many parents. On many marae, elders teach tribal lore, etiquette and genealogy. They also retell the Māori legends that form the basis of M.   Māori Culture in New Zealand – Our three favourite Māori legends One of our favourite things about Māori Culture in New Zealand is the stories. 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.

  ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   Maui and the Magic Fishhook Maui was the youngest of his brothers and possessed a supernatural ability, unbeknown by his family, for he was a demigod. Had his brothers known this, perhaps they wouldn’t have despised him so and would let him join them fishing, or perhaps their jealously would have been greater. Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice. The health and safety of our community is of great importance to us and we look forward to staying connected with you online.

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Genre/Form: Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stimson, J.F. (John Francis), Legends of Maui and Tahaki. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Legends of the Maori [Pomare, Maui, Cowan, James, Petterson, Stuart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Legends of the MaoriFormat: Hardcover. "Music of the Tahaki chants, by E. Burrows": p. "The present material comes from the island of Fagatau in the Tuamotu archipelago and derives from Fariua-a-Makitua, a former chief of Fatagau".-Introd Legends in Tuamotuan and English in parallel columns Reprint of ed.

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The stories are: How Maui Found His Mother by Peter Gossage. Courageous rendition of a fascinating legend. Maui-tiki-a-Taranga's journey to find his mother/5. There are three regions for the legends and myths of Maui that stretch across the vast Pacific ocean within the Polynesian triangle.

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According to legend, Maui lived in a time of darkness. This was a time when the sky pressed down close to the Earth, flattening the leaves of even the tallest trees. Maui embarked on a search for a kahuna (priest/shaman) to guide him, and was given a magical tattoo.

The Island of Maui and the constellation Māui's fishhook (known in the West as Scorpio) are named after this. Fisherman [ edit ] Māui would go fishing in the. "The Legends of Maui and Tahaki," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, BulletinHonolulu, "Tuamotuan Legends" (Island of Anaa), Part 1, The Demigods, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, BulletinHonolulu, Over many hundreds and thousands of years, these gullies and mountains became part of the landscape of Aotearoa as we know it today.

Birds, plants, animals and the people of Hawaiki populated the giant fish of Māui. And in time Māui's giant fish became known as the North Island of Aotearoa, and Māui's canoe the South island.

This book contains an account of the legends of Maui, a demi-god whose story probably contains a larger number of unique and ancient myths than that of any 5/5(1). The Legend of Maui the Demi-God – The Uncommon Superhero. The Hawaiian Archipelago extends over miles.

Its most recognized islands are O’ahu, Kaua’i, Moloka’i, Lana’i, Maui, Hawai’i, Ni’ihau and Kaho’olawe. Of the eight, Maui is the most popular among playful outdoor adventure seekers.5/5.

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Details. A beautiful book which includes the titles: How Maui Found his Mother, How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone, The Fish of Maui, How Maui Slowed the Sun, How Maui Found.

The Hervey Island legends state that Maui's father was "the supporter of the heavens" and his mother "the guardian of the road to the invisible world.". In the Hawaiian chant, Akalana was the name of his father. In other groups this was the name by which his mother was known.

Kia ora and welcome to Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories. Here, you are able to view a collection of myths and legends alongside contemporary stories reflecting themes relevant to today's world. These stories have been either written or retold by Wiremu Grace.

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This is a collection of lore related to the Polynesian culture-hero, Maui, particularly his labors in creating the world. The book also includes some myths about Hina, Maui's mother, and several tales local to the Hawaiian islands.

J.F. Stimson, Legends of Maui and Tahaki (Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum Press, ), 17– This article about a deity is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui - the quick-witted and the trickster - whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal.

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Legends of Maui Tikitiki-a-Taranga There are many stories of Maui and the things he got up to in his active lifetime and his stories appear with variations throughout many of the Pacific islands.

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Summary: This is a collection of lore related to the Polynesian culture-hero, Maui, particularly his labors in creating the world. The book also includes some myths about Hina, Maui's mother, and several tales local to the Hawaiian islands.

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Honolulu, HI Hawaiʻi & Pacific Section () The Māori story of Maui and Tieke. Māori culture is steeped in ancient legends, stories and myths, still told today.

Many marae and Māori schools teach tribal lore, etiquette and genealogy as well as retelling the stories that form the basis of Māori beliefs. The story of Maui and Tieke is one such Māori legend, passed down through time.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership. Peter Gossage was the storyteller and illustrator of more than 20 books for children. His powerful retelling of Maori myths and legends have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations.

Peter's first job on leaving school was at an advertising agency, and his drawings of Maori motifs on a television commercial drew interest from a. From the animated series, A Maui Te Tipua - Maui, the Enchanted.

How Maui slowed the Sun Based on the books beautifully written and illustrated by. Legend has it that New Zealand was fished from the sea by the daring demigod Māui. Māui - no ordinary man. Māui is the gifted, clever demigod of Polynesian mythology responsible for fishing up the North Island of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

After a miraculous birth and upbringing Māui won the affection of his supernatural parents, taught useful. Book Overview This book contains an account of the legends of Maui, a demi-god whose story probably contains a larger number of unique and ancient myths than that of any other legendary character in the mythology of any nation.The Legends of Maui and Tahaki by J.F.

Stimson, Bulletin BPB Mus.Honolulu, The Lore of the Whare-wananga by S. Percy Smith (ed and trans), New Plymouth, The Maori-Polyesian Comparative Dictionary by Edward Tregear, Wellington, Myths and Legends of Hawaii by W.D.

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