Mwuetsi

African - The first man in the lore of the Makoni: the moon. He was created by Maori and originally lived in a lake but moved on to dry land which was, at that time, desolate. He mated with the maiden Massassi who produced vegetation and with the woman Morongo who bore animals and humans. He was bitten by a serpent born of Morongo and fell ill. His own children strangled him and, in some accounts, hid him in the body of Morongo. Also referred to as Mwuetsi.

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