OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

 


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PAPA

Oceanic Mother Goddess

Also known as PAPA-TU-ANUKU, PAPATUANUKU

Earth Mother Goddess

It’s so confusing because Papa is a Mama. She gave birth to the other Gods with her passionate lover RANGI.

GodNote: Sorry this Papa article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

PAPA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PAPA
Area or people : Maori, Polynesia
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Motherhood
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PAPA-TU-ANUKU, PAPATUANUKU
Popularity index : 3289

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Article last updated on 23 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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