Tiuh Tiuh

Central American - A Guatemalan creator-spirit in the form of a hawk. He is said to have killed Coyote after which he created humans from the blood of animals mixed with ground maize. When these humans bred to create the tribes, he led a force of warriors to the shore where, when a red staff was thrust into the water, the sea parted to allow them to pass. Also commonly called Tiuh Tiuh.

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