SOUTH AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY

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OMAN

South American Creator God

A Do-It-Yourself Creator God.

He’s a make-and-mend sort of deity. One day whilst patching up the upper layers of the world and making a third storey, a section he was standing on fell down.

He sighed, shook his head and said ‘I’m gonna go fishing’. Which he did. And he caught a woman. Well, a primeval proto-woman — she had one teeny weeny aperture the size of a hummingbird’s anus.

So OMAN performed some sexual surgery with the aid of some piranha teeth. You may wince, but it worked. He went on to father all the Yanomami ancestors. Other tribes were just made from river mist and foam, and colored in by a large bird.

Meanwhile, we assume the world is still falling slowly to bits.

OMAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : OMAN
Area or people : Yanomami of North Amazon
Location : South America
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2748

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Article last updated on 09 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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