Apparently she lived on an island — or possibly was the island — and secreted eels about her person in a way which only a lover or a dedicated customs officer could have detected.
These eels were deadly, but Tangaroa, not willing to risk his anatomy, managed to lure them out. A marriage proposal followed shortly thereafter.
Faumea Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Area or people: Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 94
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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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