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Native American Legends: Agugux

Name: Agugux
Tribal affiliation: Aleut
Alternate spellings: Aguguq, Agu'gux, Agug'uq
Pronunciation: ah-ghoo-ghookh
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.

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Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Aleut Tales and Narratives:
    Collection of traditional stories in Aleut with English translation and commentary.

Additional Resources

 Ancient Peoples and Places: The Eskimos and Aleuts
 Aleut language
 Alaska Native culture
 Subarctic Native people
 Eskimo-Aleut language family



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