In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Section 1

• Chapter One:

• An adult male falls from a pea pod and becomes the first man on earth.

• A raven created the pea pod, and animals took care of man.

• The raven is a wily god.

• Chapter one tells the story of an Eskimo myth that was spread from Siberia to Greenland.

Section 2

• Chapter two:

• Quat the Creator and his eleven brothers were born when his mother, a stone named Quatgoro, broke in half.

• Quat created puppet men out of wood, eventually they came to life.

• Quat's brother's puppets died; death was created.

• Quat created the night, the dawn and birds.

• Chapter two tells the story of the solar god of the Bank Islands in Melanesia.

Section 3

• Chapter three:

• Death, the god Sa, created the earth from mud.

• The god, Alatangana, eloped with Sa's daughter. They had fourteen children.

• Alatangana's children were both black and white.

• Sa cursed...

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