The son of Pagatipánan and Langa-an of Kadalayapan, and brother of Aponīgawanī. He married Aponībolinayen and is by her the father of Kanag. The star-maiden Gaygayóma desired him for herself and told him that if he refused to go with her she would have her companion stars devour him. He consented and went with her. They had a son together, called Tabyayen. Later Gaygayóma allowed him to visit his earthly wife.

Aponītolau also appears under the following names: Līgī, Albaga of Dalaga, Dagdagalīsit, Ingiwan or Kagkagákag, Ini-init, Ling-gīwan, Kadayadawan, Wadagan, and Awig.



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  • Cole, Fay-Cooper. (1915). A Study in Tinguian Folk-Lore. Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, p. 7.