Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia

GOGA

Melanesian Fire Goddess

Fire Goddess who jealously guarded her secret

Fire was all hers and no-one else was allowed to play with it! When mankind finally managed to filch a flame or two, she conjured up a rainstorm to extinguish the illicit fires.

Luckily, a snake managed to shield a burning ember and gave it back to mankind. Goga is still sulking.

Goga Facts and Figures

Name: Goga
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Papua New Guinea
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fire
Area of expertise: Fire

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 80

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Article last updated on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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