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Tapu removal in Maori religion

Jean Smith

Tapu removal in Maori religion

by Jean Smith

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Published by Polynesian Society in Wellington [N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Religion.,
    • Taboo -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jean Smith.
      SeriesMemoir ; no. 40, Memoirs of the Polynesian Society ;, v. 40.
      ContributionsPolynesian Society (N.Z.).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2615 .S58 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. ;
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4951679M
      LC Control Number76379872

      ‘Tapu Removal in Maori Religion.’ [Memoir Supplement] Journal of the Polynesian Society. vol. 83, no. 4: Smith, P. Some Personal Habits or Mannerisms of the Polynesians. The Transactions of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of : Poia Rewi. Date: From: Porirua, New Zealand: TeacherTalk, By: Hall, Xoë, author, illustrator. Description: A retelling of the traditional story of Uenuku and Hinepūkohurangi. Uenuku falls in love with Hine-pūkohu-rangi, a beautiful mist maiden from the supernatura.

      In New Zealand at the time of the great Maori revival the population Maori and Non-Maori. To give a comparison of this revival – the Welsh revival of saw converts of betw, over a two year period (or up to , according to some sources). At the funeral speeches are given and a eulogy by a close family member. After the funeral mourners wash their hands and share food. After the meal a karakia (invocation) is held, story telling about the deceased and singing. A group of Maori remains at the marae to remove the tapu (sanctity) from where the body lay. BURIAL.

      First Missionary Tour in Middle Island--Return to Bay of Islands--Bishop Selwyn as a Missionary--Ordinations--Installation of Archdeacons--Rev. G. A. Kissling Removal of St. John's College to Tamaki--Illness of Rev. O. Hadfield--Translations of the Old and New Testaments--Translation of Prayer-book. Chapter IV. Native Disaffection and its. Click on the title to browse this issue.


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Tapu removal in ritual (Social and religious passage ; Tapu removal and passage ; Tapu and the gods ; Agents of tapu removal ; Tapu removal and subjugation ; Tapu removal and fixation) The creation of life --and death The Pani myth, or the birth of the kumara The breaking of tapu With these considerations in mind, I have selected for study an aspect of Maori religion which was of practical concern to the Maori, namely tapu removal.

The expression “tapu removal” is the translation given to a large number of Maori words which are the names. 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.

Whaitiri is the Maori word for thunder, which is supposed to sound not only on the violation of tapu but also at some important tapu removal rites. In another myth, Whaitiri causes food to be scarce, then teaches her co-wife the incantations to make food plentiful.

Because spiritual forces such as mana, tapu and mauri were seen as all-pervasive, people navigated the spiritual world through karakia and ritual. Most ceremonies and rituals required the services of tohunga.

Scholar Te Rangi Hīroa (Peter Buck) defined ritual as ‘the form of conducting the whole rite relating to one subject and it may include various ceremonial acts in addition to the. Tapu or tabu is a Polynesian traditional concept denoting something holy or sacred, with "spiritual restriction" or "implied prohibition"; it involves rules and prohibitions.

The English word taboo derives from this later meaning and dates from Captain James Cook's visit to Tonga in The concept exists in many societies, including traditional Fijian, Māori, Samoan, Kiribati, Rapanui. Adults who had taken part in the tohi and pure rites then underwent a process of whakanoa (the removal of tapu) at a ceremony conducted near the latrine (turuma), or at a stream.

Rāhui Tapu could be placed on particular places or things to limit people’s access to them. In the Māori indigenous religious tradition of the islands of Aotearoa, commonly known as New Zealand, one of the more common cosmology narratives situated the beginning of the earth and sky in the darkness, Po, that dwelt between the primal parents, Rangi (Sky Father) and Papa (Earth Mother).

Briefly, in one version retold by Elsdon Best (), the two parents clung tightly to one another as. Tapu Removal in Maori Religion.

STAFFORD, D. Te Arawa. STAFFORD, D.M. Te Arawa. STAFFORD, DON A Wild Wind from the North [ Plus] Rare Book Auction. The Māori protest movement is a broad indigenous-rights movement in New Zealand ().While this movement has existed since Europeans first colonised New Zealand, its modern form emerged in the early s and has focused on issues such as the Treaty of Waitangi, Māori land rights, the Māori language and culture, and has generally been allied with the left wing although it differs.

Over the course of the twentieth century, the marae plaza in New Zealand (a ceremonial courtyard in front of a traditional carved meeting house) has become an arena in which the relationship between Maori and the settler government can be contested, constructed, and legitimized.

It thus functions in ways similar to the Habermasian “public sphere,” with the crucial difference that it Cited by: 5. Jean Smith, Tapu Removal in Maori Religion (Wellington, ); Te Uira Manihera, Ngoi Pewhairangi and John Rangihau, ‘Learning and Tapu’, Te Ao Hurihuri, 9–14; Maori Marsden, ‘God, man and universe: a Maori view’, Ibid., – Google ScholarAuthor: Tony Ballantyne.

JPS - The Journal of the Polynesian Society. Vol. June by The Polynesian Society and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at transformation of a Polynesian cultural concept.

() Memoir no. Tapu removal in Maori religion: Part 1. The Journal of. then Totem and Taboo is the book to read. View. tagmatic structure of Maori tapu removal rituals, the initially hierarchical, complementary rela-tionship between gods and men transformed into a symmetrical relationship in which the gods could be subjugated.

(See Jean Smith, Tapu Removal in Maori Religion, Wellington: The Polynesian Society,especially chapter 6). Maori Diaspora Spirituality, global indigeneity and the construction of academia, by Graham Harvey (King Alfredís College, Winchester).

A paper presented at the INFORM and CESNUR The Conference on the spiritual supermarket. THE WHARE-WANANGA OR HOUSE OF TEACHING OR LEARNING; THE MAORI COLLEGE. purification after touching a dead body, or removal of the tapu from anyone, etc.

In case the two stones mentioned above cannot be procured [or in p. 89 some other cases] eleven stones 16 of huka-a-tai, 17 or of rehu, There is a Maori expression, he tangata kai tutae. Tikanga is the customs and the way of doing things.

An example of this would be removal of tapu from a new building via a whakanoa process. Another pragmatic aspect of tikanga is the tapu vs noa (e.g. passing food over the head where food (noa) collides with the head (tapu)). Abstract: How respect for the printed text (notably that of Elsdon Best) meant that Pakeha inventions of the notion of Io became accepted by Maori.

Smith, J. "Tapu Removal in Maori Religion." Journal of the Polynesian Society 83 (Supplement) (): Notes: Part One of.

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Class participation and attention will be worth Tapu Removal in Maori Religion. Wellington: The .The Maori and his religion in its nonritualistic aspects / by J. Prytz Johansen. () Studies in Maori rites and myths / by J. Prytz Johansen. () Tapu removal in Maori religion / by Jean Smith.

().The Maori give the following definition: ‘to protect by a rahui — i.e. by a mark set up to prohibit persons from taking fruit, birds etc., on certain lands, or to prevent them from trespassing on lands made tapu’.4 On Mangaia: ‘raui, sacred, restricted by tapu, a mark of tapu, generally shown by the setting up of a coconut leaf plaited.