Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia

JARI

Wogeo Snake Goddess

Snaky Goddess Surgeon

Daughter of Gogo, a primitive snake Goddess.

She married a being called Snake Man but left in a hurry when he ate her mum. Eventually she found Kamarong, a Lizard Man who was a bit of a mess, having no backside or penis.

She made him genitals from breadfruit and betel nuts and pierced a hole for the waste disposal. Sorted.

They went on to copulate and populate without ever having to call in a plumber.

Jari Facts and Figures

Name: Jari
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Snakes
Area of expertise: Snakes

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 73

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Article last updated on May 25, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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