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Wilson, Barbara Ker.
London : Frances Lincoln, 2003
IL K-3
ISBN 184507159X
When Maui was born, his mother thought he was dead so she threw his body into the ocean.  But the great god Tama saw the baby and took him under the sea to live with him. When Maui got a bit older, he decided to go in search of his mother.  So, he turned himself into a bird and flew back to his family.  How is this a creation myth?  You will understand when you read Maui and the Big Fish.
SUBJECTS:     Creation -- Folklore.
                        Mythology, Polynesian.


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