Turquoise Man

North American - Consort of Turquoise Woman. In one story of the ascent of the Navaho from the underworld, Atse Estsan and Atse Hastin placed Turquoise Boy and Corn Girl on the newly-created Mount Taylor in the south and other deities on the three other cardinal points. Another version has Ahsonnutli as Turquoise Man who placed men at these points while some accounts have him as the companion of Salt Woman. Occasionally identified as Turquoise Man, Ahsonnutli, Ahsonnutli, Turquoise Boy or Turquoise Boy.

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