In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World - Chapter 2: Finding Night, Quat the Creator Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2: Finding Night, Quat the Creator Summary and Analysis

Under the light was a huge stone who was the mother, Quatgoro. When she split in half, twelve sons were born. They were Quat the Creator and his eleven brothers. The brothers were all named Tangaro but they were not the same. There was Tangaro the Wise, Tangaro the Fool, and nine others that were named after tree leafs. As soon as Quat the Creator was born, the thought of making men came to him. He also wanted to create animals, plants, and other things.

Quat made the first men from a tree. He made the individual parts of the six people from wood and constructed them into puppets. He beat on his sacred drum to make them dance. Then they began to move on their own. Three of the puppets...

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