Polynesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Polynesia

FA'AHOTU

Marquesan Creator Goddess

Also known as Faahotu

Flat-chested Creator Goddess

The wife of Creator God Atea, her deficiency in the boobs department caused much wailing when her baby sons attempted to feed.

As powdered baby milk had not yet been invented, her husband had to take on the role of mom. His chest was presumably bigger than hers.

Fa'ahotu Facts and Figures

Name: Fa'ahotu
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Faahotu

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Marquesas, Tuamotuan
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 89

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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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