Aru Aru

Pacific Islands - A man who introduced the yam. Knowing nothing of menstruation, he accused his wife of infidelity when she started a period; when she said that it was caused by the moon, he set out to kill the moon-god, Papare. Papare explained that every woman on earth was his 'wife' and gave Aru Aru a yam to take back to his people. Also referred to as Aru Aru.

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