Te Tohunga: The ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris by W. Dittmer

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Author Dittmer, W. (Wilhelm), 1866-1909
LoC No. 08009146
Title Te Tohunga: The ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris
Note Illustrated by the author.
Contents Introduction -- Tiki: the ancestor of mankind -- The creation of Hawaiki -- The poi-dance -- The creation of the stars -- The chant of Rangi-nui -- Tane: the creation of nature -- The fight of night and day -- Maui: the creation of New Zealand -- Mahuika -- Maui and Mahuika; Maui's fight with the sun -- The death of Maui -- Te aroha o Hinemoa: a legend -- Maui and Irawaru: a tradition -- Nga patu-paiarehe, the children of the mist / James Cowan -- Tihi-o-te-rangi -- The battle of the giants -- The coming of the Maori / James Cowan -- Tradition: Tama-te-kapua -- A tangi; Te Reinga, the Maori spirit-land / James Cowan -- Ngawai: The burial of Te Heu-heu in Tongariro.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Mythology, Maori
Subject Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore
Subject Folklore -- New Zealand
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EBook-No. 54610
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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