HUITACAAlso known as HUITACA-CHIBCH
Amoral but highly popular Goddess of Happiness, Pleasure and Drunkenness.
The ultra-righteous Top God BOCHICA was horrified at her antics and accused her of wanton behavior unbecoming a Goddess. His slurs stuck fast and the bad press damaged her reputation terribly. In fact to this day she's often considered a Goddess of Evil.
As punishment for simply having a good time, HUITACA was turned into an owl. But that doesn't stop her from grooving the night away, and long may she continue. It's not often you see a drunken owl.
It just shows the power of the press that she is now often identified (or else easily confused) with BOCHICA's wife CHIA — who really was evil. In that version of events, her husband NEMTEREQUETEBA acts as a BOCHICA clone. But we suggest you go for the originals — the names are shorter and the story is in better shape.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Area or people : Chibcha of Colombia
Location : South America
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HUITACA-CHIBCH
Popularity index : 1397
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