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Legendary Native American Figures: Ikujuri (Kujuli)
Tribal affiliation: Apalai, Wayana
Alternate spellings: Ikujuli, Kujuri, Kujuli
Type: Creator gods, culture heroes
Related figures in other tribes: Keri and Kami (Bakairi)
Ikujuri and Mopo are the two
creator gods of the Apalai and Wayana tribes. Together, they created humans, adapted the world for them to live on, and
taught them Native culture.
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.
Indians in Brazil
Amazon Indian tribes
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