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: 99
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.