Unformatted text preview: sandals turned into the first squirrels. The next African myth I found was called the Apache. They believed nothing existed; only darkness was everywhere. The creator woke up and made light and clouds. He created a little boy and a little girl and made a ball for them to kick around and had they wind blow into it to create the world with lots of water on the west side. Big Dipper can still be seen in the northern sky at night, a reliable guide to all. The last one I found is called Australian Aboriginal: The Dreamtime. They believed there were eternal ancestors beneath the earth. They would wander to the earth in different forms; animals, kangaroos, emus, lizards. The Ungambikula made heads, bodies, legs, and arms out of various things. They believe that every man and woman owe allegiance to the animal or plant that they were made out of....
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- Fall '09
- Deity, interesting African myths