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    Once upon a time there lived a woman some

    distance up Bella Coola River. She refused the offer of marriage from the young men of the tribe, because she desired to marry the Sun. She left her village and went to seek the Sun. Finally she reached his house, and married the Sun. After she had been there one day, she had a...
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    Mar 11, 2014

    One day, while the turtle-man was out gathering

    food, he saw the lizard-man's wife named oola, and her three children digging yams. Wayamba decided he would like a wife and family so he took them home. When wayamba's tribe saw what he had done they were very angry. They approached the turtle-man and said, "You are going to be...
    voslung voslung
    36-40, M
    Mar 11, 2014

    In the beginning was only the sky above,

    water and marshland below. The chief god Olorun ruled the sky, and the goddess Olokun ruled what was below. Obatala, another god, reflected upon this situation, then went to Olorun for permission to create dry land for all kinds of living creatures to inhabit. He was given...
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    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2014

    Cougar was walking in the forest,

    and he jumped onto a fallen log to look around. From inside the log came a tiny voice. "Get off the roof of my lodge!" Out from the rotten end of the log came a tiny Cricket. "You are standing on the roof of my lodge, Cougar," said the little insect. You must step off now...
    voslung voslung
    36-40, M
    Mar 11, 2014

    Maori created the first man,

    Mwuetsi, who became the moon. Maori gave him a ngona horn filled with ngona oil and told him he would live at the bottom of the waters. Mwuetsi objected and said he wished to live on the land. Maori reluctantly agreed, but said Mwuetsi would give up immortality if he did. After...
    voslung voslung
    36-40, M
    Mar 10, 2014
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