Pacific Islands - A deity in the Philippines. He is said to have created humans from reeds which he placed in pairs on the ground. Each pair became a male and female, each pair speaking a different language. His sons wiped out the whole population, except one brother and sister, by causing a flood. The surviving couple repopulated the islands and Lunawig came to be regarded as a culture-hero who taught the people their arts and customs. Also called Lumawig, Lumauig or Lumauig.

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