Tuvaluan Legends

There are plenty of colourful legends and stories from Tuvalu. Please enjoy reading them and if you have any of your own you would like to share, in English or Tuvaluan, please send them to brian@tuvaluislands.com.

Most of these come from the book Tuvalu - A History (1983, Institute of Pacific Studies)

Legends of the the Islands

bullet Funafuti
bullet Nanumea
bullet Nanumaga
bullet Niutao
bullet Nui
bullet Nukufetau
bullet Nukulaelae
bullet Vaitupu


Other Legends

bullet The Man Who Married a Dolphin


Jane Resture has many more legends online, and these can be seen on her website at http://www.janeresture.com/tu8/index.htm 


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