South American Mythology

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Arawak legendary mortal

An Arawak Noah figure

Warned by Aiomun Kondi of the impending Flood which was about to be unleashed to destroy mankind, Marerewana built himself an enormous boat.

The neighbors mocked, but he had the last laugh when he and his wife were saved. Unlike Noah, he had the foresight to anchor his canoe to a nearby tree, he didn’t even have to walk home when the waters finally subsided.

Marerewana Facts and Figures

Name: Marerewana
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: legendary mortal
Area or people: Arawak people of Guyana
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2930

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Article last revised on April 18, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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