Eigigu or Eguigu is an young girl, character of the Mythologie nauruane.
CaptionEigigu lived with his/her two big sisters, also called Eigigu, in the house of his/her parents, Eigigu and Gadiya. One day, being wounded to the leg, it went to see her mother who advised to him to go on the beach and to remain there. Saddened, Eigigu there went and sat down beside a small tree called Dogimadere with Nauru. Taking pity of the tree, it sprinkled it what enabled him to grow. It sprinkled it again and it grows until reaching the sky and crossing the clouds.
It decided to climb the tree but as it went up, the branches broke so that it could not go down again from there. The two sisters of Eigigu then noticed their little sister in the branches, called it and tried of him to launch a cord. But Eigigu told his/her two sisters to go to find their mother and to prevent it that it would re-examine it perhaps never again. Those were carried out sadly and the mother wondered whether it were not nevertheless too late.
Meanwhile, Eigigu continued to climb in the tree and arrived in the clouds. With its great surprise there, it found a house inhabited by Enibarara, a blind old woman. This one had just drunk a juice cup of palm and Eigigu also drank some in a second. The old woman noticed it then and prevented that one did not have to drink the juice of palm intended for his son. This one caught the hand of Eigigu at the time when it served again a third cup. Eigigu then blew on the eyes of Enibarara to cure it its Cécité in exchange of its protection. Ants, beetles and other small insects then went on the eyes of Enibarara which been able to see again. As promised, Ebibarara hid Eigigu in a large shell of mould when his/her son Debao, the Tonnerre, arrived.
TodayA company nauruane, pertaining to Jarden Kephas, is called Eigigu Holdings Corporation and has a supermarket, managed by Ellington Dowabobo, in the district of Denigomodu. This company is the main customers of the fishing of the island because there is no fish market in Nauru.
- Culture of Nauru
|Random links:||Internal security (France) | Épannelage | Irvine (California) | Law and order | Renewal of tension | Farah_Khan|