Marumda

Marumda
   In the Pomo Indian Creation Legend he and his brother Kuksu, having created the world, twice tried to destroy it, first by fire and then by water, being rescued on each occasion by Ragno, the old mother goddess.

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  • Kuksu —    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… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Pomo Indian Creation Legend —    In the myth of this tribe of California Indians it is told that Marumda lived in the north and decided one day to create the world and called in his elder brother Kuksu for assistance. After they had done so they were dissatisfied and decided… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Ragno —    Old mother goddess who occurs in the Pomo Indian Creation Legend, where she rescues Kuksu and his brother Marumda from the consequences of their own stupidities. She also occurs in the Hopi Indian Creation Legend in connection with the two… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

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