SOUTH AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY

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UGWVU-CUENGO

South American fabulous creature

The Vulture King and Collector of Fire.

This giant bird spent much of his time flapping around with a vacant expression until Creator God KANASSA caught him by the legs and forced him to zoom off into the sky to bite off a piece of the sun.

This was apparently a common occurrence at the time. Vultures were always being pestered for light and fire — see URUBUTSIN, for instance. If you were a vulture in the vicinity of the Xingu River you might as well resign yourself to it.

UGWVU-CUENGO FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : UGWVU-CUENGO
Area or people : Kuikuru of Xingu River, Brazil
Location : South America
Gender : Male
Type : fabulous creature
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1868

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Article last updated on 24 November 2005 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "UGWVU-CUENGO: fabulous creature from South American mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 24 Nov. 2005. Web. 22 July 2014.

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