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Creation of Woman

When Mopo made the first woman, he made her out of clay. She looked good, but then it began to rain, and she dissolved and was washed away. Mopo made another woman out of wax, and she looked good too, but she melted in the sun. The third woman, he made out of wood. And that time it was good. She looked good and she was also strong. She was the mother of all the people today.

More stories to read:

 Native American creation legends
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