Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia

TAGARO

Vanuatuan Creator God

Creator God of who seems fond of bowling

He once played a lengthy game of skittles with himself. Well — not entirely. That would be rather painful we would imagine, and I don’t think we should let our imaginations dwell on such matters.

What he did was make ten little clay effigies of himself and roll a coconut or something at them. When one got a little appendage knocked off it turned into a living doll — the first female.

The rest, as they say, is history.

Tagaro Facts and Figures

Name: Tagaro
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Vanuatuan/Ni-Vanuatu people of Vanuatu (previously known as the New Hebrides) in Melanesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 717

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

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