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Legendary Native American Figures: Vochi
Tribal affiliation: Carib
Type: Indian hero
Related figures in other tribes: Sigu (Akawaio), Kururumany (Arawak)
In some Carib traditions, Vochi is the twin brother of the culture hero
Amalivaca, who assists his brother in improving the
earth for people to live upon.
Amalivaca and Vochi:
Guyanese Carib legend about the twin gods creating the Orinoco River.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Rain Forest Literatures: Amazonian Texts and Latin American Culture:
An interesting compilation of traditional Arawak, Carib, and Guarani stories.
Guyana Legends: Folk Tales of the Indigenous Amerindians:
Good collection of Cariban and Arawakan mythology from Guyana.
A Carib Grammar and Dictionary
Carib body parts
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