What Does the Whale Tooth Necklace in Moana Signify?

Even if you don’t have kids, it would have been difficult for you to have missed the cultural phenomenon that was Disney’s Moana in 2016. The movie was a smash hit and introduced many people to aspects of Polynesian culture. Amid the many different Polynesian symbols and references throughout the film, one that stands out is demigod Maui’s whale tooth necklace. Read our blog post to learn the significance of the whale tooth necklace.