By kjfitz @ 2010-12-01 13:58:55
Coral slab personifying Tui Tokelau, a god once worshipped in the islands.
Tui Tokelau is a god worshipped in Tokelau in the Pacific. Before the arrival of Christianity in the islands, Tui Tokelau was the primary god along with the usual pantheon of Polynesian gods. The village of Fakaofo on Fakaofo atoll has a monumental coral slab personifying Tui Tokelau.