Olelbis

North American - A creator-god of the Wintun. People. The first world was destroyed by a fire started by Buckeye Bush and his companions, a fire which was extinguished when Mem Loomis caused the flood. Olelbis set about recreating the world which was then fertilised by Old Man Acorn. Olelbis wished to give the people he had created the gift of immortality so he sent his brothers to construct a ladder between earth and his heaven, Olelpanti. The foolish brothers were persuaded by Sedit to desist and they demolished what they had already built. As a result, men are mortal. Also referred to as Olelbis.

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