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Mythological Birds

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Many cultures around the world have myths or stories about birds, for example some Native American cultures such as the Mayans and Aztecs.  These birds are considered
important to most native cultures; simply for the reasons of life.  Some Mayan groups in Belize believe that if you dishonor the Thunderbird or mock it , that it will leave you with a haunting spirit for all eternity.  As for the Aztecs, the Raven and the Pheonix are their gods of harvest and life. Without either of them they would not be able to survive.

 
            Mayans:                                  Aztecs:                     Other Natives:
                                 
 
 

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Native Online Mythology-In this website you will find some great info on Mythological birds and animals.You will find info on how they came about and also how and why they became so important to culture around the world.
   The Pheonix - In this web site you will find information on the Pheonix and what it is that made it so great to a bunch of cultures around the world.
  Pheonix On Eliki -This website you can find info on the thunderbird and on the pheonix. It specifies the significance of the Thunderbird and the Pheonix, in a spiritual sense and in mythological sense.
The Thunderbird  -This website covers information on Thunderbird and on many other animals and creatures.( same as first link)
So see there are many myths from cultures around the world.  And trust me their are much more.   I enjoyed writing this page on Mythological Birds.  

 
 

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