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King James Bible: John, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, 4:2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) 4:3 He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee. 4:4 And he must...
New Testament >> John
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Green Man
One of the most ancient figures in European tradition, pre-dating perhaps even the Aryan invasions. He seems to be a God of vegetative strength, a masculine figure of fertility and life-energy. He is usually imaged as a large or giant male, clad entirely, or...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History of Magick
I. Early Magick One tradition holds that Witchcraft began more than 35 thousand years ago, when the last great sheets ice began their journey across Europe. Legend holds that small groups of hunters followed the free-running game and bison across the tundra....
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
The Lady of the Lake
This is simply a conflation of all the multitudinous lake, river, and water spirits so prevalent in Celtic mythology. Nevertheless, common threads do appear; one of the best documented is that of relic-guardian, holder of the sacred sword Excalibur, who gives...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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'I have great optimism'
In championing racial equality and a Maori renaissance, Walker built on the foundations laid by his hero, Sir Apirana Ngata, although he chose to use the power of words alone. He eschewed opportunities to become an MP, and he never chained himself to ...
Dr Ranginui Walker dies
Dr Walker became secretary and later chairman of the Auckland District Māori Council, and was appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal in 2003.
Maori fitness businesses please MP
Ngai Tahu Farming Limited, Tewi Trust and The Proprietors of Rakaia Incorporation are the three trusts, all of whom must be commended for their sheer hard work and for fulfilling a legacy left by Sir Apirana Ngata, who helped introduce the competition.
Kia Ora: Te Araroa
Deep roots: Most people who live around here have deep ties to the land, their parents are from here, their grandparents, and their great-grandparents. Famous locals: Sir Apirana Ngata (respected politician) was born here; George Nepia (legendary All ...
Tommy Wilson: Education can end jail cycle
To me the answer seemed simple, as it does for many who understand what Sir Apirana Ngata claimed was the answer to Maori winning the battles they face in the future, not with a patu or closed fist, but with "the taiaha of knowledge".

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