Married to Fertility Goddess Faumea, Tangaroa is often depicted with only three fingers on each hand. Does this ensure good bites, or has he succumbed to Walt Disneyfication?
Maybe we’ve got our lines tangled as other accounts make him responsible for everything colored red. But he may also be Ta’aroa, Tagaro or Tagaloa, or not, and one of these may be responsible for redness. Surely the Demas and Darvi brought redness to the land?
Tangaroa Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Takaroa
Area or people: Maori people of Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2302
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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.