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Ruau-Moko

by Micha F. Lindemans
The youngest child of Papa, the earth-goddess. Ruau has never been born but remains inside his mother, the earth. Whenever there is an earthquake -- a common phenomena in Polynesia -- the people say, "The child Ruau-Moko is moving in his mother's womb."

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