The Marriage of the Sky and the Sea: Visayan Creation Myths

Premium Article Preview: In a terrible anger, the sky god Kaptan hurled lightning bolts at his children, creating a copper moon and a starry sky. These creation myths of the Visayans not only tell the story of how the world was created and how humanity came into existence, they also describe the first death, war, social classes, and race. Guest author Martini Fisher reveals mythological tales of the Visayans.

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