North American - A creator-god of the Arikara. Lucky Man and Wolf Man suddenly appeared when the whole world was covered by water and ordered the ducks to bring up earth from the bottom. Lucky Man made the hills and valleys while Wolf Man made the prairies. They then dug up two spiders who brought forth all the various animals and a race of giants. Nebaru did not much care for the giants so he introduced maize which the animals planted in the earth. The seed of the maize became a new race of people underground. He then sent a flood which drowned all the giants and then created Corn Mother and sent her to the underworld to lead into the upper world the new people who lived there. These people repopulated the earth. Sometimes referred to as Nesaru, Dakota Wakonda or Dakota Wakonda.

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