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 Wildcat. They came from the mud. Humans understand Coyote because he spoke first.

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