South American Mythology

The Gods of Brazil, Peru and Chile...

EPUNAMUN

Mapuche War God

Not your typical macho Mercenary War God

He is a big butch figure with large feet and strong hands. He is also somewhat hairy.

If that leads you to think he might be nearer the thuggish end of War Goddery, kindly think again. In fact he is a smart strategist who provides military intelligence. He can forecast the result of any upcoming battle, provided you are willing to pay his fee.

His fee consists of a ritualistic dance which involves a lot of jumping and heavy footwork. Most military commanders nowadays find that kind of thing far too undignified.

Epunamun is sometimes confused with Guinechen although it’s hard to see why. He can also be found in other South American regions. See also Inti.

Epunamun Facts and Figures

Name: Epunamun
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Mapuche (Araucanian) people of Chile
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on April 18, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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