Tiri

South American - A hunter or nature-spirit in Bolivia. Son of Ule. He was a hunter whose mother was killed by one of the four young jaguars whose lair she shared. Tiri was born as she died and continued to live with the jaguars. When he reached manhood, he killed three of the animals but the fourth escaped and was taken into the heaven by the moon. Sometimes referred to as Tiri.
South American - A hunter or nature-spirit in Brazil. He was said to have emerged from the trunk of a tree and was suckled by a jaguar. He later opened the tree trunk and all his tribe appeared. Identified as Tiri.

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