Polynesian Mythology

MAKEMAKE

Rapa Nui Supreme God

Also known as MAKE-MAKE

Top God of the Rapanui people of Easter Island

The all-powerful creator and benefactor, he was the only God they cared about, apart from a little AKU-AKU ancestor worship. The MOAI statues littering the island may once have been dedicated to him, but nothing is certain as it all went horribly wrong and now no-one remembers a thing.

There was a terrible civil war in which the MOAI were cast down, and a new cult sprang up which introduced TANGATA-MANU, the Bird-Man. MAKEMAKE must have been pretty cross, as the fortunes of the Rapanui subsequently went from bad to worse.

Makemake Facts and Figures

Name: Makemake
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MAKE-MAKE

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Rapa Nui people of Easter Island, Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Everything
Area of expertise: Supreme, Everything

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present

Article last updated on 29 April 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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