NEW ATUA . NEW BLOG POST: HINETĪTAMA
"I'll admit, I was at odds about which atua to cover next..⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Hinetītama (The Dawn Maid) first came to mind; she's Tāne Mahuta first child which made for an easy transition... but the connection between Tāne and his daughter are confronting and show some of the flaws, darkness and uncomfortable aspects of Te Ao Māori and let's be honest - who wants to share their dark history, I mean...
there's dark, then there's daaaaaaark. And their story is the latter.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
But since this blog and my kaupapa (passion) is about self-awareness and whakapapa (origins, process, connection); we must acknowledge the darkness and the role it's had to shape us. Avoiding discomfort, awkwardness and uncertainty doesn't make the thing go away; it just accumulates over time, somewhere out of sight and out of mind, readying for a bigger explosion..."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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