The Miners are a race of rahi of epic size, strength, and intellegence. they orignally dug deep in the depths of mata nui loking for minerals untill they came across a warp gate that sent them to a desert type island (now known as Barga Manga) they eventually found the arena of the Glatorian and easley defeated everyone. they were baned from ever entering the arena agian. after that some stayed there others traveled back untill Makuta returned. All of them went back to Barga Manga wich is where they reside know.