Rongo and Haumia- Maori myth: the god of cultivated food and the god of wild food. They were brothers and both attacked by their other brother, the storm god. They hid in the body of Papa, Mother Earth.
onesian.com Art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine. I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale
Rangi-nui-e-tu-nei ('The Great Heaven Standing Above') Papa-tu-a-nuku ('the Earth Extending Afar') Aotearoa/New Zealand The Maori identify the Earth as Mother/Goddess and the sky as Father/God. Rangi and Papa (as they are commonly known) are regarded as the primal parents of the Gods, and creation is said to have begun with their legendary union. This design is charted from the painting "Earth Mother/Sky Father" by Pamela Matthews.