The Story of Amalivaca

The Story of Amalivaca

And while the waters were returning from off the earth, Amalivaca came from a distant land in his large canoe. And from time to time he stopped to carve figures and mystical signs upon the rocks, which are still to be seen, though no man can interpret them. Now when...
THE FIRST FRUIT TREES

THE FIRST FRUIT TREES

Recipe at the end! There were three sisters alone in the house, preparing drink; the men-folk were away at a party. Early in the afternoon a young man came along, bringing a powis with him. He was not what he appeared to be, a friend, but an Adda-kuyuha (Tree Spirit)....
How the Little Boy Escaped from the Caribs 

How the Little Boy Escaped from the Caribs 

This story comes from the Warrau (recorded on sacred-texts.com) A party of women and girls went to gather wild pineapple. They traveled in a large corial, and at last landed. Having roamed the bush and gathered a number of pines, they all sat down in a circle to eat...