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Native American Legends: Agugux
Tribal affiliation: Aleut
Alternate spellings: Aguguq, Agu'gux, Agug'uq
Type: Creator, high god
This is the name of the Aleut creator god. Agugux is an incorporeal spirit who is not normally personified in Aleut stories.
His name literally means "Creator," and he is associated with the sun and the eastern direction.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Aleut Tales and Narratives:
Collection of traditional stories in Aleut with English translation and commentary.
Ancient Peoples and Places: The Eskimos and Aleuts
Alaska Native culture
Subarctic Native people
Eskimo-Aleut language family
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