Mangaian Protection Spirit
Also known as Mon-Moko
Lizard Guardians — or rather Guardian Lizards
The original Moko is partly man in appearance and has human descendants. He seems to lounge around a lot and could be the first lounge lizard.
On Easter Island, every dwelling has a Moko spirit to protect it. You hang them in pairs from your doorway. They are carved in volcanic stone — very handy as a club when the burglars call.
Moko Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mon-Moko
Area or people: Mangaian people of Cook Islands and Easter Island, Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2379
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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.