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Rangi

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group of Tanzania; also known as Irangi and Rongo.

The Rangi primarily inhabit central Tanzania around the town of Dodoma. They speak a Bantu language. Approximately 400,000...

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Rangi

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group of Tanzania; also known as Irangi and Rongo.

The Rangi primarily inhabit central Tanzania around the town of Dodoma. They speak a Bantu language. Approximately 400,000...

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Rangi

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 52 words.

In the creation myth of the Maoris, Rangi is the sky god who forms such a close embrace with the

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Rangi

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 50 words.

The Rangi primarily inhabit central Tanzania around the town of Dodoma. They speak a Bantu language. Approximately 400,000 people consider

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Rangi

Edited by Henry Louis Gates and Kwame Anthony Appiah.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 50 words.

The Rangi primarily inhabit central Tanzania around the town of Dodoma. They speak a Bantu language. Approximately 400,000 people consider

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Rangi

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Oceania

The Maori Ouranos. So close did Rangi, ‘sky’, embrace Papa, ‘earth’, that their children could not break free from the womb. At last the children, worn out by the continued...

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Rangi (Oceania)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 392 words.

The Maori Ouranos. So close did Rangi, ‘sky’, embrace Papa, ‘earth’, that their children could not break free from the

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Papa and Rangi

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 59 words.

Papa was the earth goddess and Rangi the Sky god, the Mother and Father of the Maori people of

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Papa and Rangi

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Papa was the earth goddess and Rangi the Sky god, the Mother and Father of the Maori people of the Polynesian world. Earth and Sky embraced tightly, leaving no room ...

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Rangi

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 5 words.

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Rangi

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 55 words.

noun (also Ranginui, in full Ranginuietūnei) sky god in Māori creation myth, husband of Papatūānuku the earth goddess.

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Rangi Faith

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1949– ),

is a poet, anthologist and reviewer. First published in Te Ao Hou, he was substantially represented in Into the World of Light (1982). His collection Unfinished Crossword...

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Rangi Ethnic group of Tanzania; also known as Irangi and Rongo.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 50 words.

The Rangi primarily inhabit central Tanzania around the town of Dodoma. They speak a Bantu language. Approximately 400,000 people consider themselves Rangi.See also Bantu: Dispersion and...

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Buck, Sir Peter Henry [called Te Rangi Hiroa] (1877?–1951), anthropologist and physician

M. P. K. Sorrenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health. 1413 words.

Buck, Sir Peter Henry [called Te Rangi Hiroa] (1877?–1951), anthropologist and physician, was born in Urenui, Taranaki province, New Zealand. There is uncertainty over his birth date since...

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Faith, Rangi (1949– )

Roger Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 176 words.

(1949– ),

is a poet, anthologist and reviewer. First published in Te Ao Hou, he was

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Rangi and Papa

Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 288 words.

are the central figures of the popular version of the Māori ‘genesis myth’. This term is preferable to ‘creation myth’,

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Te Rangi Hiroa

Edited by Roger Robinson and Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 6 words.

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Haumia

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The son of the Maori sky god Rangi and the earth goddess Papa, Haumia was a god of vegetation.

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Topeora

Charles Royal.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 589 words.

is the name under which Rangi Topeora Kuini Wikitoria is best known. She is one of the best remembered Māori

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Haumia

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 20 words.

The son of the Maori sky god Rangi and the earth goddess Papa, Haumia was a god of vegetation.

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Rongo

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 38 words.

A popular god with culture hero aspects among the Polynesian Maori, Rongo was a son of Papa and Rangi

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