Tui Delai Gau
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In Fijian mythology, Tui Delai Gau is the god of mountains who can remove his hands and have them fish for him. He can also take off his head and put it in the sky as a look-out. He lives in a tree.
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- Knappert, Jan (1992). "Tree God". Pacific mythology: an encyclopaedia of myth and legend. Aquarian/Thorsons. p. 305. ISBN 9781855381339.
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