Kumush

North American - A creator-god of the Modoc Indians. Father of Evening Sky. He was given the task of creating the world, using the ashes of the Aurora Borealis and, having built it, populated it with plants and animals. After a long rest, he set about the task of creating mankind. He spent six days and nights in the underworld and returned with a basketful of bones of the dead. From these dry bones he made the various Indian tribes and then ascended into the sky where he lives with his daughter. In some accounts, identified as Kumush, Klamath Kemush or Klamath Kemush.

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