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Legendary Native American Figures: Cuaiguerry

Name: Cuaiguerry
Tribal affiliation: Achagua
Alternate spellings: Cuaygerri, Guaigerri, Guaygerri, Cuaigerri
Pronunciation: kwy-gare-ee
Type: High gods, wind gods

Cuaiguerry was the principal god of the Achagua tribe, associated with the wind. His name is said to mean "he sees all."

Cuaiguerry Stories

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Rain Forest Literatures: Amazonian Texts and Latin American Culture:
    An interesting comparison of traditional stories from the Cariban and Arawakan tribes.

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