South American Mythology

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AMANA

Kalina Creator Goddess

Also known as Amaná

Creator Goddess

She started off riding on the crest of a wave which was the Milky Way and is full of sea creatures. She rides on a turtle and has a mermaid tail.

Amana created the Sun for a bit of warmth but did not realize it was going to be so hot that it burnt the moon. So she has to constantly sink the sun in the ocean to prevent it from scorching and drying up the Earth.

She had to create two sons, Tamusi and Tamula, to help in her never-ending battle against the heat. Tamusi does the day shift, slicing off sun ray serpents and casting them into the sky where they splutter out as comets and shooting stars.

Tamula does the night shift and keeps the sun from shining with covers of darkness.

Amana Facts and Figures

Name: Amana
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Amaná

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Kalina (aka Carib or Calina) people
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 227

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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