- South American (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Rural (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
A butterfly god of the Zuni Pueble people of South America. He became attracted to one of the Yellow Corn Maidens. The maidens were disgusted by his thoughts and so they fled and hid under a ducks wing. As a result a famine occurred and the maidens returned to dance among the fields to build up the crops. They did this while dancing to the music of Payatami. Payatami is similar to Kokopelli.
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