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Legendary Native American Figures: Kudo
Also spelled: Cudo
Tribal affiliation: Bribri
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.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Notes on the Bribri of Costa Rica:
Classic anthropology text on the Bribri culture and traditions.
Languages spoken in Costa Rica
Caribbean indigenous languages
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