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Native American Legends: Pachamama
Tribal affiliation: Inca
Also known as: Mamapacha, Amara
Type: Mother goddess,
Pachamama is the great earth goddess of the Inca/Quechua tribes. She is often described as the wife of
either the Creator god
Pachacamac or the sun god Inti, and was frequently depicted as a serpent or dragon.
Among modern Quechuas, Pachamama is often associated with the Virgin Mary.
Wikipedia article about the fertility goddess Pachamama.
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