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Legendary Native American Figures: Kudo

Name: Kudo
Also spelled: Cudo
Tribal affiliation: Bribri
Pronunciation: koo-doh
Type: God of the dead

Kudo is the Bribri god of the dead. As well as being the ruler of the underworld, Kudo also punishes people who violate taboos, usually by causing disease or sending venemous animals to bite them.

Kudo Stories

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Notes on the Bribri of Costa Rica:
    Classic anthropology text on the Bribri culture and traditions.

Additional Resources

 Bribri gods
 Bribri people
 Languages spoken in Costa Rica
 Caribbean indigenous languages
 Chibchan Indians



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