Te Aka Ia Roe

Pacific Islands - A creator god of the Hervey islanders. He is envisaged as a huge worm. The world is seen as a coconut, the root of which is inhabited by three such beings. Te Aka Ia Roe lives at the top. Sometimes referred to as Te Aka Ia Roe, Te Tanga Engae, Te Tanga Engae or Te Manava Roa.

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