Afa Samoa

Afa is a storm god in the Polynesian mythology of Samoa

Ao Maori

In the Polynesian mythology of the Maori, Ao (“daylight”) is one of the primal deities who are the unborn forces of nature. Ao is the personification of light and the ordinary world, as opposed to darkness and the underworld. He is spoken of under many forms or manifestations, including Aoturoa, “enduring day, this world,” Aomarama, “bright day, world of light and life”. With his companions, Ata, “morning,” and Whaitua, “space,” Ao resists the forces of darkness

Ara Tiotio Polynesian

In Polynesian mythology, Ara Tiotio is a god of tornadoes

Atea Marquesas Islands

In the mythology of the Marquesas Islands, Atea is the giver of light. In one legend Atea and Tane are brothers, the sons of Toho. Another tradition relates that Atea (as light) evolved himself, and then brought forth Ono.

Atua Fafine Tikopia, Santa Cruz Islands

In Polynesian mythology (specifically: Tikopia), Atua Fafine is a creator god.

Atua I Kafika Tikopia, Santa Cruz Islands

In Polynesian mythology (specifically Tikopia), Atua I Kafika is the supreme sky god.

Atutahi Polynesian (Maori)

In Polynesian mythology, Atutahi (also Autahi, Aotahi) is a god of the heavens and the south star, Alpha Carinae. He is a patron of sailors. According to Tregear however, Atutahi represents the star Canopus in Maori tradition (Tregear 1891:31).

Auraka Polynesian

Auraka (literally, “the All-Devouring”) is a god of death in Polynesian mythology.

Awha

In Polynesian mythology, Awha is a storm god.

Daramulum Polynesian

In Australian aboriginal mythology (specifically: Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi), Daramulum (“one legged”) is a son of Baiame and Birrahgnooloo. He is a sky and weather god, patron of shamans, and a lunar deity.

Dhakhan

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Dhakhan is the ancestral god of the Kabi; he is described as a giant serpent with the tail of a giant fish. He often appears as a rainbow, as this is his way of travelling between the watering holes which are his homes.

Jar'Edo Wens

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Jar'Edo Wens is a god of earthly knowledge and physical might, created by Altjira to ensure that people did not get too big-headed. He is associated with victory and intelligence.

Julana

In Australian aboriginal mythology (specifically: Jumu), Julana is a lecherous god who surprises women by burrowing beneath the sand. He was alive, and wandered the Earth with his father, Njirana, during the Dreamtime.

Karora

In Australian aboriginal mythology (specifically Gurra and Bandicoot), Karora is a creator god. He was born in a lake and, after fathering many children, he returned there to slumber. Karora is also the name of a teen rock band from London who mix progressive rock with strong rock and post-rock elements.

Kidili

In Australian aboriginal mythology (specifically: Mandjindja), Kidili was an ancient moon-man who attempted to rape some of the first women on Earth. The Wati-kutjara wounded him in battle, castrating him with a boomerang, and he died of his wounds in a waterhole. The women he was trying to rape became the Pleiades.

Mangar-kunjer-kunja

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Mangar-kunjer-kunja is a lizard god who created humans. He found the first beings, Rella manerinja, on one side of a hill; they were fused together and he separated them with a knife and cut holes for their mouths, ears, and noses, then gave them the knife, spear, shield, fire, boomerang, and the tjurunga, and lastly gave them a system of marriage.

Njirana

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Njirana is a god, father of Julana, who was alive during the Dreamtime.

Nogomain

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Nogomain (or Nogamain) is a god who gives spirit children to mortal parents. He created himself from nothingness.

Numakulla

In Australian aboriginal mythology, the Numakulla (or Numbakulla) were two sky gods who created all life on Earth, including humans, from the Inapertwa. Afterwards, they became lizards. The Numakulla are sometimes described as a dual-aspect deity rather than two separate deities.

Pundjel

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Pundjel is a creator god who invented most of the skills used by Australian Aborigines, including religious rites. He was very much involved in the initiation of boys into manhood.

Ungud

In Aboriginal mythology, Ungud is a snake god who is sometimes male and sometimes female. He is associated with rainbows and the fertility and erections of the tribe's shamans.

Wollunqua

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Wollunqua (or Wollunka, Wollunkua) is a snake-god of rain and fertility, who emerged from a watering hole in the Murschison Mountains. He is said to be many miles long.

Wuluwaid

In Australian aboriginal mythology, Wuluwaid is a rain god.