The Civil War: A Story of the Incans

The Civil War: A Story of the Incans

There once were two half-brothers born to a great leader.  Their father expanded his civilization through a mixture of war and diplomacy.  After their father’s death, due to an illness from far off visitors, the two stood up for an opportunity to succeed...
The Vision of Yupanqui: An Incan Legend

The Vision of Yupanqui: An Incan Legend

The Inca Yupanqui before he succeeded to the sovereignty is said to have gone to visit his father, Viracocha Inca. On his way he arrived at a fountain called Susur-pugaio. There he saw a piece of crystal fall into the fountain, and in this crystal he saw the figure of...
Mani: A Tupi Legend

Mani: A Tupi Legend

Teaser: There’s a Recipe At the end!!! A long time ago, a chief’s daughter became pregnant without warning.  The chief was furious when he learned of this and sought to punish the man who had brought dishonor upon his home.  But the daughter told him she had not...
Moonblood: A Yanomami Creation Myth

Moonblood: A Yanomami Creation Myth

The Yanomamo are an indigenous people living in the Amazon.  Like any other culture around the world, their myths and legends serve as a way to explain the world around them.  Amongst these stories comes a creation story of how mortal humans came to live...