Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia


Melanesian Earth God

Also known as Marvonu, Morofonu, Morofunu

Hairy Earth God

He was a husband created by Jugumishanta. He started out bald, but after finding a magic flute in her special place, hairs burst out on him too. That’s why men are hairy.

Together, Morufonu and Jugumishanta created the Pacific Islands from their own poop. Isn’t that the most romantic story ever?

Morufonu Facts and Figures

Name: Morufonu
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Marvonu, Morofonu, Morofunu

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Vanuatuan/Ni-Vanuatu (Melanesia)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Earth
Area of expertise: Earth

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2829

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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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