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Unformatted text preview: o ALSO: origin myths played significant role in defining identity. Creation myths often referenced other ethnic groups as inferior to theirs as a way of reinforcing their own history as in relation to others 3 Categories of Origin Myths o creation of universe as the work of creator god who formed the earth. Bushoong creator god Bumba o Earth already existed and a creator god sprang from it. First a drop of milk. Creator, Doondari emerged from milk and made stone then iron, fire, water, etc, then finally man o Earth and gods as first beings. Ijo (Niger Delta) femaile creator...
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