Hunab

Central American - The creator-god of the Maya. Husband of Ixazaluch. Father of Itzamna. He periodically flooded the earth by causing rain to fall from the belly of the sky-serpent. He repopulated the earth after three floods first by dwarfs, then with a race called dzalob who became demons and lastly with the Maya who are themselves destined to perish in another flood. Some stories equate this deity with Hurakan or Itzamna. Occasionally referred to as Hunab, Great Hand, Great Hand, Hunab-ku, Hunab-ku, Kinebahan, Kinebahan, 'one' or 'one'.

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