The god who wanted to rule the seas – Raiana McKinney and Esther Wozniak

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Dig into the Fijian myth of Dakuwaqa, the shape-shifting shark god who is determined to take over all of Fiji’s islands.

Long ago, the ancestral gods of Fiji settled on the Pacific archipelago. They eventually metamorphosed into various forms, with the god Dakuwaqa transforming into a shark. But he was unsatisfied. He became proud and greedy and wanted to establish himself as the mightiest god, and dominate all of Fiji’s islands. Raiana McKinney and Esther Wozniak share the tale of Dakuwaqa’s quest for power.

Lesson by Raiana McKinney and Esther Wozniak, directed by KERO Animation.

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