Micronesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Micronesia

TE NAO

Kiribati (Gilbertese) Sea God

His name means The Wave

Is that a wave hello or goodbye? Is he the wave surfers are always waiting for?

With a name like that he sounds more like an Oceanic version of The Fonz.

Te Nao Facts and Figures

Name: Te Nao
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Kiribati aka Gilbert Islands in Micronesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 121

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

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