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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 26, Bachue Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26, Bachue Summary and Analysis

Bachue is a Chibcha Divine Ancestress. She emerges from a lake near the city of Tunja in Colombia. At Bachue's side is her three-year old son. She raises him to manhood in a nearby forest and takes him as her husband. Together they bring forth all who live along the great river and on the mountainsides. Bachue teaches the people peace and order. Once she sees that "her great family" can care for themselves, Bachue and her son/husband take on the forms of water serpents and slither back home into their lake.

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