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Native American Legends: Vochi

Name: Vochi
Tribal affiliation: Carib
Pronunciation: voh-chee
Type: Indian hero
Related figures in other tribes: Sigo (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.

Vochi Stories

*Amalivaca and Vochi:
    Guyanese Carib legend about the twin gods creating the Orinoco River.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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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.

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