Culture hero who appears in the Creation Legends of the Maidu Indians, and the Pomo Indians. To the Maidus, Kuksu was the first man, but to the Pomos he was the elder brother of Marumda and the god who not only created the world, but also tried twice to destroy it, by fire and by flood.

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