Szeuka

North American - A creator-god of the Pima tribe. Son of Earth-maker. His father had created the world and human beings but the water-spirit, Great Eagle, who preyed on humans, sent a flood to destroy the god's handiwork. Only Szeuka survived and, when the waters subsided, he killed Great Eagle and re-created humans from the bones and bodies left behind by the flood. It turned out that the eagle had not caused the flood - it had merely brought a warning of its impending arrival. Sometimes known as Szeuka.

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