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Creek mythology

The Creek are a tribe of Native Americans from the southeastern United States. The shaman was called an Alektca[?].

Creation Originally, the world was entirely underwater. The only land was a hill, called Nunne Chaha[?], and on the hill was a house, wherein lived Esaugetuh Emissee[?] ("master of breath"). He created humanity from the clay on the hill.

The Creek also venerated the horned serpent Sint Holo, who appeared to suitably wise young men.

Hisagita-imisi[?] (meaning "preserver of breath"; also Hisakitaimisi[?]) was the supreme god, a solar deity. He is also called Ibofanga[?] ("the one who is sitting above (us)").



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