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Rakim


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Literal meaning: ‘rainbow’. On Ponape, an island in the Carolines, he was the carpenter god. Through his aid the people built their houses and canoes. In Micronesian mythology the capability of a well-constructed canoe encompassed flight.

Subjects: Religion.


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