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Wishosk Creation Story–The Wishosk were found in Northwestern California

Wishosk creation story adapted from the telling of Alfred Kroeber At first only the ground was visible. There were no trees, rivers, people. There was no ocean. Gudatrigakwitl was sorry for this. He decided to make a boat. Without tools he spread his hand. He made people but they weren’t right and they all died. … Continue reading Wishosk Creation Story–The Wishosk were found in Northwestern California

Cupeño Creation Story–Adapted from the Telling of EW Gifford

Cupeño creation story adapted from the telling of EW Gifford Originally it was a dark void. A bag hung in space which divided into two halves. One half was Coyote, the other Wildcat. They argued about who was older. Coyote spoke first so he was the elder. The people did not come from Coyote and … Continue reading Cupeño Creation Story–Adapted from the Telling of EW Gifford

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