Micronesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Micronesia

TEANOI

Kiribati (Gilbertese) Protection God

Sharky life-saver

He’s the shark brother of Taburimai. In an unusual turn of events, he rescued his human brother from the sea. There were apparently no dolphins available so he had to step in. Or should that be fin in?

As a reward, Teanoi was granted a luxury vacation to swim through the heavenly seas. He is still there.

Teanoi Facts and Figures

Name: Teanoi
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: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 150

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

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