THE TOP DEITIES IN SAMOAN MYTHOLOGY

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SamoaSamoan mythology as a subset of Polynesian mythology will be the subject of this blog post. I have previously covered various deities of the Hawaiian islands and in the future I will address the gods of the other Polynesian island groups.

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GEGE – A deity who specialized in ridding the Samoan island of Upolu of demons.Operating out of his base at Falealili heroamed the island, met demons in contests of magic and transformed them into stone.Countless unusual rock formations onUpolu are said to be the petrified bodies of the demons overcome by Gege.

PAPA – InotherPolynesian island groups Papa is theEarth goddess. In the Samoan pantheon she is

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