Pacific Islands - A spider-spirit. When Qat tried to cut a canoe from a log, Marawa replaced each night the pieces that Qat had chipped out during the day. When Qat caught him in the act he helped to complete the job. In an alternative version, Qat was carving human beings from wood and Marawa buried them, so introducing death to the world. On occassion, referred to as Marawa.

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