Central American - An Aztec culture-heroine. Wife of Nata. She and her husband Nata were saved from the flood when Tezcatlipoca (or Titlacahuan, some say) warned them of its coming and told them to build a boat. Another version says that they made a hole in a tree and survived by hiding in it. However, they had been told to eat only one ear of maize and, when they ignored this injunction and ate a fish as well, they were both turned into dogs. Sometimes referred to as Nena, Nina, Nina or Nanse.

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